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Generally favorable reviews- based on 28 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 28
  2. Negative: 5 out of 28

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  1. Aug 11, 2010
    In May of 1924, two young Jewish men named Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb had planned to commit the perfect murder they had it all thought out in there heads taking seven months to put their devious little murder into motion. They picked there target a young Polish immigrant named Robert Franks; everyone called him Bobby, Franks was an extended relative and neighbor of Richard Loeb. The duo lured young Bobby Franks into the car where either Loeb or Leopold struck Franks with a Chisel and stuffed a sock into his mouth young Franks died soon after. They covered the body and drove to a remote location near Wolf Lake in Hammond Indiana; they removed Frankâ Expand
  2. Apr 20, 2014
    With a young Ryan Reynolds a bad plot and an absolutely bad acting you have Murder by numbers.This is a bad crime/action movie but you can watch it if you have nothing better to do.

Mixed or average reviews - based on 35 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 35
  2. Negative: 3 out of 35
  1. 50
    In Murder by Numbers, though, even Schroeder can't keep his own boredom from showing.
  2. 40
    A moralizing thriller so listless that it plays out like a game of mouse and mouse.
  3. 50
    But owing no doubt to the requirements of Sandra Bullock, the movie's above-the-line star, executive producer, and worst enemy, this potboiling procedural never stands a chance of disproving its title.