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Murder by Numbers
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Sandra Bullock Sandra Bullock
Cassie Mayweather / Jessica Marie Hudson
Ben Chaplin Ben Chaplin
Sam Kennedy
Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling
Richard Haywood
Michael Pitt Michael Pitt
Justin Pendleton
Agnes Bruckner Agnes Bruckner
Lisa Mills
Chris Penn Chris Penn
Ray Feathers
R.D. Call R.D. Call
Captain Rod Cody
Tom Verica Tom Verica
Asst. D.A. Al Swanson

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a reality check?

12 years, 3 months ago at May 12 5:02
The story seemed interesting, and I expected a much better film; it just kept getting worse as the film continued.

Bullock's character was just too unbelievable; the only possibly credible characters would be the two high school students.

Editing and lighting were not as good as they could have been; directing was lousy. And indeed this film is not as thrilling as bel... read more


5 years, 11 months ago at Sep 3 9:24
Where's the thrill of finding out whodunnit when we already know who did it, how, who they've set up, pretty much everything. The pacing is really terrible. There's never any tension.
Why is the detective's dating life so important? It's mentioned all the time, by her colleagues and suspects, but never by herself.
The only good thing about this movie is the interaction between Micha... read more

An average movie

4 years ago at Aug 11 9:30
Even though it be might surprising, the main reason I first wanted to watch this movie was neither Sandra Bullock or Ryan Gosling, but the fact that it was directed by Barbet Schroeder. Indeed, Schroeder might seem to be a rather obscure director but, at the end of the 80’s, he started a successful career in the US with ‘Barfly’ (which I still need to watch) and this movie would be, so far... read more
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Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Release date: 19 April 2002
UPC: 085392276424
Tags: Thriller (23), Crime (17), Murder (15), High School (14), Drama (10), 2002 (9), Sandra Bullock (8), Ryan Gosling (8), Leopold And Loeb (7), 2000s (7), Cop (6), Suspense (6), Perfect Murder (6), Betrayal (6), Rich Kids (6), Michael Pitt (4), California (4), Absinthe (2), Houseboat (2), Balcony (2)
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