Ordinary Decent Criminal

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Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Friday 7th January 2000

Distributed by: Miramax

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 14%
Fresh: 1 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Starring: Kevin Spacey as Michael Lynch, Linda Fiorentino as Christine Lynch, Peter Mullan as Stevie, Stephen Dillane as Noel Quigley, Helen Baxendale as Lisa, David Hayman as Tony Brady, Patrick Malahide as Commissioner Daly, Colin Farrell as Alec

Ordinary Decent Criminal Movie Review


I can only imagine one thing worse than Kevin Spacey trying on an Irish accent, and that's sultry Linda Fiorentino doing the same thing.

Accents are hardly the biggest problem with this movie, though. It's a dull-as-a-Nerf-ball script that makes Ordinary Decent Criminal far less than ordinary. It's almost painful sitting through its rote heist vignettes and endless expository scenes in between them. A bunch of IRA rhetoric doesn't add anything to Spacey's cryptic criminal, who just wants to help out his family while avoiding a fearsome prosecutor.

Merits very little consideration.


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Ordinary decent criminals should have been called Really Boring Criminals. An ugly film about a narcissist bad guy. The accents were dreadful, the plot died out, the story was pap!An embarrassment to watch and painfully dull!

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