The Usual Suspects (1995)

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Five Criminals. One Line Up. No Coincidence.

Directed By Bryan Singer Starring Stephen Baldwin  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Benicio Del Toro  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Chazz Palminteri Genres Crime Thriller  •  Crime  •  Ensemble Film  •  Mindbender  •  Mystery  •  Post-Noir  •  Thriller Studios &
Academy Award Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Winning  •  BAFTA Award for Best Film Nominated  •  Complex's 50 Indie Movies You Need to See Before You Die  •  Paste Magazine's 100 Best Film Noirs of All Time  •  Writers Guild of America's 101 Greatest Screenplays  •  1,000 Noir Films: They Shot Dark Pictures, Didn't They?
Release Info August 16, 1995
Color  •  106 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (10)


julinona on 10/20/2013 Reply  · 

Overrated movie.

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The27Arsenal on 12/4/2013 Reply  · 

Thank you! Tremendously overrated. I thought it was one of the worst films I've seen. 1.5 stars from me at the moment, and that's generous from what I remember.

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LordMaxykins on 12/7/2013 Reply  · 

Agreed. I do think it is a great movie, but it’s far too high up on the iMDB Top 250.

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Danielod on 12/9/2013 Reply  · 

I think it's a great film.

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PiccoloKing on 12/26/2013 Reply  · 


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Nononsense on 12/28/2013 Reply  · 

Great movie indeed. I don't know how anyone could think it's overrated.

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jedi8246 on 6/20/2014 Reply  · 

Just watched The Usual Suspects. Great movie, though I called the twist about 20 minutes in. The film does a good job of playing on the idea of narrative and the reliability of the point of view. Some really nice camera work too.

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Eagleskywalker87 on 10/6/2017 Reply  · 

First 100 minutes of the movie, I had no attachment to any of the characters and I thought the pacing was very uneven. Then they revealed the final twist... and I've never been so annoyed after watching a movie in my life. Thank God, the acting was good.

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