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      Reptile

      R Released Sep 22, 2023 2 hr. 14 min. Crime Drama TRAILER for Reptile: Trailer 1 List
      45% 84 Reviews Tomatometer 71% 1,000+ Ratings Audience Score Following the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, a hardened detective attempts to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems, and by doing so dismantles the illusions in his own life. Read More Read Less

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      Critics Consensus

      Strong work from Benicio del Toro and Alicia Silverstone isn't enough to make up for Reptile's convoluted and ultimately underwhelming story.

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      Audience Consensus

      Solid acting and an engaging mystery help Reptile keep you hooked despite its slow pacing and a plot that might be too complicated for its own good.

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      Kevin H I loved the True Detective vibe and the weird personal moments of people's lives it portrayed. A solid 8/10. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 04/13/24 Full Review Jerod S There's not enough time to develop the plot in Reptile and you want more depth in everyone's character. Timberlake looks puffy - but Del Toro is a dope cop. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 04/12/24 Full Review Shari P The movie was ok. The acting was good but the storyline was confusing and the end was blah. No explanation or resolution. Lacked a conclusion after the climax. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 04/09/24 Full Review Kyle J Really well done and thought-out. Great story. You gotta keep track and pay close attention. The story moves along nicely: The director DID NOT do the usual "Here are the persons you should think did it, so I can spring who actually done it on you later." The acting was excellent, a credit to the actors working with a keen-eyed director. REPTILE seems more like a real cop investigation. I do find tedious all stories (and this is one) which use the word F-ing as their most common adjective. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 04/02/24 Full Review Luciano G "I'm not sure if this is the new normal, but when a movie isn't terrible, it's considered somewhat good. This film avoids nonsensical, dogma-laden scripts and strives to develop characters that we can invest in. However, it falls short in almost all aspects, but Del Toro saves the day with his very restrained acting." Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/24 Full Review Christian T I've read a lot of negative reviews about reptile, basically saying it leaves loose ends, but if you've got half a brain you'll get it all. A cop who had to move to another city because he wouldn't rat on his dirty partner gets a murder case that gets messier with every turn. An excellent slow burner that's well worth a watch Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/30/24 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Claudia Puig FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles) A pretty effective murder mystery... [Benicio Del Toro] has aged very nicely into this sort of role. Oct 21, 2023 Full Review Kambole Campbell Empire Magazine Del Toro’s solid screen charisma can’t rescue Reptile, a derivative and lethargic thriller that rarely thrills as it tries and fails to build a case for itself as a meaningful iteration on the detective thrillers that it admires. Rated: 2/5 Oct 3, 2023 Full Review Robert Abele Los Angeles Times The fallout from all this purposeful gloom isn't merely that nothing surprises us; even Del Toro's committed portrayal of a careful man's gathering disillusionment gets jammed up. Oct 2, 2023 Full Review Dan Buffa Ramble On With Buffa (Substack) Hat tip to Del Toro and company. I like scripts that present a familiar formula in a mystery, and then proceed to have fun with the whodunit. Dec 3, 2023 Full Review Juanma Fernández París El Nuevo Día (Puerto Rico) The script suffers from having an excess of twists executed at a slow pace... [but] the cast never makes it boring. [Full review in Spanish] Dec 1, 2023 Full Review Tina Kakadelis Film Obsessive Reptile lets all the drama happen off screen with a third act deus ex machina. What could have been a knotty, suburban, coastal noir boils down to a detective story we’ve all seen before. Nov 13, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Following the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, a hardened detective attempts to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems, and by doing so dismantles the illusions in his own life.
      Director
      Grant Singer
      Executive Producer
      Benicio del Toro, Rachel Smith, Rick Yorn
      Screenwriter
      Benjamin Brewer, Grant Singer, Benicio del Toro
      Distributor
      Netflix
      Production Co
      Black Label Media
      Rating
      R (Language|Violence|Some Nude Images)
      Genre
      Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Sep 22, 2023, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Sep 29, 2023
      Sound Mix
      Dolby Digital
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