Metascore
54

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
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  1. Reviewed by: Bruce McCabe
    50
    Deathtrap is slick enough that you can't disengage from it without missing something. [19 Mar 1982]
  2. 40
    Sidney Lumet's wired-up, hysterical direction overwhelms the minor pleasures of Ira Levin's play.
  3. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    40
    Despite its intermittently amusing dialog, however, Deathtrap comes across as a minor entertainment, cleverness of which cannot conceal its essential artificiality when blown up on the big screen.
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User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. CRL
    Sep 2, 2011
    6
    Deathtrap does have one virtue to counterbalance its ridiculously convoluted plot... it's guaranteed that you won't figure out the endingDeathtrap does have one virtue to counterbalance its ridiculously convoluted plot... it's guaranteed that you won't figure out the ending until the final curtain drops. Full Review »