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6.4

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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Metascore
50

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.