Devil's Knot Poster

Release Date: May 9th, 2014

DVD Release Date: June 10th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
The Arkansas town of West Memphis makes national headlines when three teenagers are arrested for the brutal murders of three little boys.

Cast: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Dane DeHaan, Mireille Enos, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Stephen Moyer, Alessandro Nivola

Director: Atom Egoyan

Genres: Docudrama, Crime drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Rather than thrilling, the courtroom sequences seem only enervating, nudging us toward a quiet outrage. show more

  • The writer-director has the talent to dig deep and lay bare the assumptions behind our idea of justice and our notions of right and wrong. In The Devil's Knot, he settles for an encyclopedic, if skin-deep, presentation. show more

  • Far from being overkill, the well-conceived drama featuring A-listers Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in key roles, will bring this infuriating tale of injustice to many mainstream moviegoers for the first time. show more

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