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The Minus Man

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The Minus Man

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
111 minutes
performer:
Sheryl Crow, Janeane Garofalo, Owen Wilson, Dennis Haysbert
director:
Hampton Fancher
author:
Hampton Fancher
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

Owen Wilson’s beach-blond hair and toothy, gee-shucks smile is put to good use in this determinedly laconic portrait of a serial killer as a nice, bland guy. With no climactic showdown, nor reassuring motive or psychoanalytic diagnosis, the nerve-rattling potential of this sly, paranoia-inducing story may sink in only later. B

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