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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    It's an amazing actor who can carry a movie by simply sitting calmly in a chair. That's what Christopher Walken does in the comedy-thriller Suicide Kings. He's so good, one hardly blinks. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    For those who aren't offended by extreme profanity and violence, Suicide Kings offers a kinetic and surprisingly funny two hours. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Examiner

    You can draw a straight line from "Reservoir Dogs" to "Pulp Fiction" to Suicide Kings. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    For most of its duration, Suicide Kings turns into something like a hoary murder-mystery theatre piece in the Agatha Christie/Clue tradition. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Uninspired thriller-comedy. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Character and plot are the main event, and the film's got both in spades. show more

  • 50
    Film Threat

    About the only thing suicidal in this lethargic crime drama is the convoluted script that wastes two fine performances by Christopher Walken and Denis Leary. show more

  • 40
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Suicide Kings' morbid sense of humor does nothing but muddle the film's overall tone. Comedy? Caper flick? It's all too much, and simultaneously not enough by a long shot. show more

  • 42
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Just when you thought it was safe to go to the movies without sitting through another imitation of early Quentin Tarantino, along comes Suicide Kings. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    Satisfying, unpretentious fun. show more

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