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The Usual Suspects (1995). Movie Reviews

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The Usual Suspects is a 1995 thriller movie directed by Bryan Singer. Starring Kevin Spacey (Margin Call), Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Benicio del Toro and Stephen Baldwin. Christopher McQuarrie wrote the screenplay.

A great movie with a magnificent script.

Plot. Synopsis

Director Bryan Singer’s labyrinthine crime drama centers on five career criminals who meet after being rounded up for a standard police line-up. Upon their release, the men band together to pull off an intricate heist involving 3 million dollars worth of emeralds. Their success brings them to the attention of the enigmatic Keyser Soze, an unseen, nefarious, and mythic underworld crime figure who coerces them into pulling off an important and highly dangerous job. (Filmaffinity)

Movie Reviews

“Dense with plot intricacies, thick with atmosphere, and packed with showy roles for a hip ensemble, ‘The Usual Suspects’ is fun to watch” Lisa Schwarzbaum: Entertainment Weekly

“To the degree that I do understand, I don’t care (…) I prefer to be amazed by motivation, not manipulation (…) Rating: ?½ (out of 4)” Roger Ebert: rogerebert.com 


2 Academy Awards: Best Original Screenplay, Supporting Actor (Spacey)

Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor (Kevin Spacey)


Cast & Crew

The Usual Suspects (1995)
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Movie title: The Usual Suspects

Date published: January 27, 2022

Director(s): Bryan Singer


One of the best thrillers in History of Cinema

Martin Cid
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Founder and editor on MCM. Author of 14 books

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