The Usual Suspects (1995)

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Directed By Bryan Singer Bryan Singer Starring Stephen Baldwin Stephen Baldwin  •  Gabriel Byrne Gabriel Byrne  •  Benicio Del Toro Benicio Del Toro  •  Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey  •  Chazz Palminteri Chazz Palminteri Genres Crime Thriller  •  Crime  •  Ensemble Film  •  Mindbender  •  Mystery  •  Post-Noir  •  Thriller Studios &
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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 1995-08-16T00:00:00Z August 16, 1995
Color  •  106 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (20)

 
julinona

julinona on 10/20/2013 Reply  · 

Overrated movie.

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The27Arsenal

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

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

Danielod on 12/9/2013 Reply  · 

I think it's a great film.

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PiccoloKing

PiccoloKing on 12/26/2013 Reply  · 

^

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Nononsense

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

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

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.

4 people liked this  √ 

Vosik

Vosik on 8/28/2019 Reply  · 

I saw it today. Incredible film. Truly incredible. I never thought my #1 on Flickchart would ever change but this film did it. 10/10

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TommyDoyle2016

TommyDoyle2016 on 12/20/2019 Reply  · 

This movie is terrible.

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Rick_34_Blaine

Rick_34_Blaine on 9/9/2020 Reply  · 

Obviously you don't know nothing and have no taste in film.

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Rick_34_Blaine

Rick_34_Blaine on 9/9/2020 Reply  · 

Masterpiece.

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aSfSteve

aSfSteve on 12/29/2020 Reply  · 

Decent film, worth watching.

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Crapbaskets123

Crapbaskets123 on 7/25/2022 Reply  · 

I've honestly never seen this film, but I keep hearing good things about it. I'll probably watch it soon

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Crapbaskets123

Crapbaskets123 on 8/7/2022 Reply  · 

It's a great film. Really good stuff. The writing is multilayered and nuanced. The performances are phenomenal, and the twist at the end is just great

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Godfella1994

Godfella1994 on 1/27/2023 Reply  · 

I didn't enjoy it that much on first viewing but upon rewatching it, it was not bad as I remember it. Definitely one of the best indie movies ever. It definitely deserved it's best original screenplay oscar.

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jaxeo

jaxeo on 6/27/2023 Reply  · 

Don't remember it too well, but the Key & Peele parody of it completely flipped my opinion -- plot is kinda ridiculous.

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AlgorithmJMO

AlgorithmJMO on Feb 15 Reply  · 

To be fair, a lot of movies have ridiculous plots. But at least The Usual Suspects has fun with it and helps me buy into it.

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