Love Crime

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4.9

Mixed or average reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
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  1. Apr 22, 2012
    4
    I have not seen a French film in years that I liked. At least this one is tolerable, though unbelievable; what the characters say and do did not touch me any in away. At least this time I did not FFWD through as I as waiting for the resolve, the exposure, the truth. But has been said by better, "you can't handle the truth" which is, many French films are over rated. Perhaps there is aI have not seen a French film in years that I liked. At least this one is tolerable, though unbelievable; what the characters say and do did not touch me any in away. At least this time I did not FFWD through as I as waiting for the resolve, the exposure, the truth. But has been said by better, "you can't handle the truth" which is, many French films are over rated. Perhaps there is a certain gene I am missing. Not worth my time but not as bad as the usual French output that gets outstanding American reviews. Expand
  2. Oct 10, 2011
    5
    Rare for a mysterious thriller set in the high stakes business realm, Love Crime (Crime dâ
  3. Sep 4, 2011
    6
    Ludivine Sagnier movies are always a little off-center and entertaining, and Kristin Scott Thomas is routinely excellent in English or French. This is an odd little movie - much like a TV procedural - but with the absolute worst "fill-in" details surrounding their workplace. They might as well have just referred to everything as widgets and every "other" person a Joe Bloggs. It wasLudivine Sagnier movies are always a little off-center and entertaining, and Kristin Scott Thomas is routinely excellent in English or French. This is an odd little movie - much like a TV procedural - but with the absolute worst "fill-in" details surrounding their workplace. They might as well have just referred to everything as widgets and every "other" person a Joe Bloggs. It was laughable- in fact, the crowd did a lot of laughing in this film. But I have a feeling the filmmakers were laughing with us when they wrote and directed it. I had fun - just don't take it too seriously. Expand
Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Reviewed by: Michael O'Sullivan
    Oct 6, 2011
    75
    The movie is called Love Crime. But its hidden message has more to do with business than with passion. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Especially one in a power suit, who knows how to work a room.
  2. Reviewed by: Wesley Morris
    Oct 6, 2011
    50
    This is a ridiculous movie - a thriller so indifferent to suspense, so above mystery that one character literally stabs another in the front.
  3. Reviewed by: Steven Rea
    Sep 22, 2011
    88
    Like some murderous version of "Working Girl," the ruthless exec and the seemingly naive underling go at one another - turning the film, at a pivotal moment, into a satisfying whodunit.