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Conspiracy Theory

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About the Movie

An offbeat romantic comedy. Jerry Fletcher (Gibson), a conspiracy-obsessed New York cab driver, sees evidence of sinister plots in even the most ordinary places. Alice Sutton (Roberts) is a bright, albeit skeptical justice dept. attorney.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 43
  • Fresh: 23
  • Rotten: 20
  • Average Rating: 6.2/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: En route to this cynical fade-out, Conspiracy Theory does show off enough glossy style ... and incidental cleverness to keep viewers largely hooked. – Janet Maslin, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Rotten: ...the strong impact that Gibson makes as damaged goods is diluted by selling Jerry as cute and redeemable. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, Nov 24, 2006

Rotten: In the hands of stars in denial about their stardom and a director who can't be bothered to take things seriously, it has come out implausible and unsatisfying, a comic thriller that is not especially funny or thrilling. – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, Jan 28, 2006

Fresh: Conspiracy Theory is the smartest thriller of the summer. – Carol Buckland,, Jan 5, 2018

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Customer Reviews

Wonderful movie!

I don't know why, but this movie wants me to go out and buy "The Catcher in the Rye". A must see and a must have!

I Loved It

An absolute must see. It's thought provoking and entertaining. Mel Gibson gives an excellent performance. I have to admit though, having never actually read Catcher in the Rye, I'm now curious to see what exactly it's about... I hope more people stumble across this film, it doesn't seem to be getting enough attention. (especially with only 3 reviews so far, mine included)

A really fun and interesting thriller (especially for the conspiracy-minded).

This movie is a lot of fun, has an interesting plot and interesting characters--and if you, like me, have a conspiratorial bent, you will absolutely love this movie. But you should know that the government keeps track of everyone who watches this movie!

Conspiracy Theory
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  • $9.99
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Released: 1997

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