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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sandra Bullock
Ryan Gosling
Michael Pitt
Ben Chaplin
Directors
Barbet Schroeder
Screenwriters
Tony Gayton
Running Time
120 minutes

Murder By Numbers
Hollywood suspense-thriller with Sandra Bullock as the maverick cop on the trail of two homicidal but gifted high school students.


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Plot
Cassie, a tough cop with a secret, throws herself into solving the vicious murder of a young woman by two gifted high school students. But her superiors are increasingly mistrustful of her judgmentà


Verdict
An interesting game of cat and mouse spoilt by a shortage of real tension. Nothing new, then, but enjoyable and competent Saturday night entertainment.


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