American Crime details
|Starring:||Kip Pardue, Annabella Sciorra, Rachael Leigh Cook, Cyia Batten, Cary Elwes|
|Run time:||1 hour 29 minutes|
|Rental release:||Not currently released|
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Better than I expectedBy MagnumTA (21 reviews) from St. Austell , 12 Nov 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]To be honest, I think this film has received far more negative reviews than it deserves. Perhaps people were expecting sometihng amazing, having not seen the trailer. I went into this movie expecting a routine, somewhat cheesy, murder mystery. I got that, and was thoroughly entertained. As others have said, Cary Elwes accent in the film is rather poor. After a short while though, you just don't notice. The style of the film, a documentary, is a bit odd and doesn't really work. The film could have been done without that and been juyst as good, possibly even slightly better. Rachael Leigh Cook, it must be said, looks utterly beautiful. But then, she does in all her films. Kip Pardue and Annabella Sciorra deliver decent performances. Where this film reaclly stood out, I thought, was in the creepy scenes where the killer is stalking our lead characters. The videos, the 'heroes' exploring dodgy looking houses. I found these to be expertly handled and delivered genuine nervousness. The ending is a minor let down, but not enough to really drag the movie down. Overall, I thought this was pretty darn good for an evenings light unchallenging viewing. Sometimes, that's all you need from a film.
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Don't waste your moneyBy a customer , 12 Dec 2011Did not watch the whole movie. Not what I expected. Would not recommend. Boring from the begining, did not want to sit through a hour of rubbish. A film has to grab me from the start. Very diappointed.
Waste of time!By Sab76 (75 reviews) from Birmingham , 25 Apr 2011Why oh why did i waste my time watching this load of complete and utter crap?! It doesn't know if its a comedy or a horror and that bloody Albert made me want to throw a brick at my tv and i so didn't see that twist coming! Duh! Please avoid at all costs!
Not SureBy a customer from Basingstoke , 01 Jul 2009A somewhat strange film that at times became a comedy (probably unintentional). I really wasn't sure what I was watching to be honest. It did keep you guessing as to 'who did it' and I did keep changing my mind, but let's just say it wasn't what I expected. As for being scary - never!
American CrimeBy joaska (9 reviews) from Stourbridge , 22 Mar 2009What a waste of time!!! I should have gone for w walk with my boring uncle - sounds more exciiting than 'American Crime'!!!
Customer ReviewBy a customer from UK , 23 Jun 2008From the opening titles, this film looked like the sort of thing produced by idiots who have the desire to do "something different" without any of the necessary talent. The result is one of the most irritating and pretentious films ever made. The ever present split screens mean you can watch up to six bad actors at any time. Non-stop embarrassing rubbish from the opening titles to the end credits. Avoid like the plague!