The Bone Collector

Metascore
45

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 33
  2. Negative: 4 out of 33
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  1. A tribute to old-fashioned craftsmanship and skill both on and off the screen, it's as crisp and efficient as its law enforcement protagonists, able to make the best of its traditional genre elements.
  2. Reviewed by: Matt Kelsey
    70
    Both leads perform admirably.
  3. A skeleton-thin thriller wrapped in glamorous production values.
  4. Reviewed by: Gary Thompson
    63
    Weaknesses are confirmed in the movie's laughable climax.
  5. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    63
    Washington and Jolie earn their stripes here, but more texture would have resulted, I think, in more terror.
  6. 63
    Entertaining but terminally dopey.
User Score
4.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 57 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. Jan 25, 2013
    6
    I love the actors/actress in this movie, especially Denzel Washington, but the movie itself, the story is terrible. I guess this is supposedI love the actors/actress in this movie, especially Denzel Washington, but the movie itself, the story is terrible. I guess this is supposed to be a thriller, but when I watched it, it felt more like comedy, so bad and so unrealistic that it's funny, there were times when I couldn't stop laughing, add some good acting and this movie is definitely watchable Full Review »
  2. Aug 27, 2014
    7
    "Destiny is what we make it" - Lincoln Rhyme.

    I expect to be a great movie..but is disappointed.Great Actors...but a "meh" story and so
    "Destiny is what we make it" - Lincoln Rhyme.

    I expect to be a great movie..but is disappointed.Great Actors...but a "meh" story and so boring.

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