Knives Out (2019)

Knives Out (2019)

2019 130 Minutes

Mystery | Thriller | Crime | Drama | Comedy

When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. F...

Overall Rating

9 / 10
Verdict: Great
  • dariusfrench

    dariusfrench

    9 / 10
    I hereby find the defendant “Knives Out” guilty for being too star-studded, too twisty, and devilishly too much fun. To my complete bewilderment, this turned out to be one of the biggest surprises I’ve seen the entire year and I’m more tha... Read the full review »
  • ScreenZealots

    ScreenZealots

    7 / 10
    Old-fashioned fun is the order of the day in “Knives Out,” director Rian Johnson‘s ensemble cast whodunit. Sometimes sticking with a classic storytelling formula can be the best decision, and this straightforward, literal-minded mystery shou... Read the full review »
  • Official FilmFed Review
    Writer/director Rian Johnson loves nothing more than subverting expectations. Brick - his first big-break - undercut classic noir in a high-school setting, his constantly twisty sci-fi venture Looper saw a brilliant unpacking of the age-old questi... Read the full review »
  • I had such a fun time watching this star studded cast, I can't decide if it's a perfect 10 or not--it's pretty close. Maybe upon another viewing. Read the full review »
  • The Last Jedi was in my top 3 favourite movies of 2017, and I am no where near ashamed of saying it; because of this among other things, Knives Out was one of my most anticipated movies of 2019. Rian Johnson writes what might be the most intricate... Read the full review »
  • BarneyNuttall

    BarneyNuttall

    9 / 10
    Knives Out pulls on the genre that Rian Johnson knows everybody adores; the murder mystery. My love for this genre originated in television parodies. Whether that be the infamous ass-crack bandit from Dan Harmon's Community or The Simpson's take... Read the full review »
  • eleanor

    eleanor

    8 / 10
    If given the choice I would rarely, if ever, choose a ‘whodunnit’.’Knives Out’ made me regret this. When a film’s actors are having genuine fun from playing a party this easily feeds into the audience’s response. Daniel Craig embodies... Read the full review »