• Network: Lifetime
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 23, 2013
  • Season #: 1
Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Reviewed by: Mandi Bierly
    Mar 22, 2013
    67
    It's too cut-and-dried: You'll wish the movie were as salacious as it would have been if this were '90s Lifetime.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hinckley
    Mar 25, 2013
    60
    By the standards of Lifetime ripped-from-the-headlines movies, almost all of which aim to reduce viewers to a gasp of horror at some despicable villain, Romeo Killer plays like a documentary.
  3. Reviewed by: Michael Starr
    Mar 25, 2013
    63
    Barr is suitably creepy as Chris and McCormack--while slightly miscast--turns in a solid performance. For true-crime buffs only.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    Mar 22, 2013
    60
    As presented, it’s moderately suspenseful but also an awfully dry, unimaginative approach to the story, with McCormack’s personality and natural sense of humor completely lost in this straightforward cop role, and Davidovich burdened by Frankenstein makeup. Barr, at least, is convincing as the ladies man with a dark streak, however familiar that might be.
  5. Reviewed by: Dorothy Rabinowitz
    Mar 22, 2013
    80
    A fact-based film of exceptional power.

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