Above Suspicion

critic Reviews

, 29% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's all interesting stuff, but not fodder for a movie. There's not enough there for a movie like this to fill in.
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    There's more than enough meat on the bones of this true story for a film like Above Suspicion, but director Phillip Noyce can't figure out how to tell it in a way that's more interesting than a Wikipedia entry.
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    Craig D. LindseyAV Club
    Shot way back in 2016, but only now reaching American theaters and digital services, Above Suspicion plays exactly like a movie you'd expect to sit on the shelf for years, no one pushing hard for its release.
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    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    Sex, drugs and J. Edgar-sized violations of FBI ethics rules.
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    Al HornerEmpire Magazine
    What Above Suspicion lacks in flashy direction, it makes up for in strong performances and gripping true-life material to draw from.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    Shy of committing either to its rural noir trappings or its hovering air of mordant black comedy.
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    Cynthia VinneyCBR
    Director Phillip Noyce has helmed some stand-out films, including Patriot Games, Rabbit-Proof Fence and Salt, but Above Suspicion doesn't pack the same excitement or visceral punch of those stories.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    Emilia Clarke is the main draw to this based on true events movie, but Jack Huston is not up to her level,
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    Nicholas BellIONCINEMA.com
    Not so ill conceived it's an outright misfire, Above Suspicion will likely float into a blurry ether along with other films bearing the same vaguely conceived title.
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    Steven ProkopyThird Coast Review
    Above Suspicion is a bit of a functioning mess.
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