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Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth, Devil’s Knot is based on the true story of the West Memphis 3.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 85
- Fresh: 19
- Rotten: 66
- Average Rating: 4.6/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Rotten: An exhaustively researched - and, quite frankly, very exhausting - adaptation of journalist Mara Leveritt's book.
Rotten: The grief, the madness of the community, the plain stupidity of the cops, the mass protests that followed the convictions, the horrible power of it all - none of it comes across in this drab film.
Rotten: A rather dull docudrama that doesn't have a strong reason to exist, outside of perhaps a financial one.
Rotten: Comes across as a cinematic, slightly dramatized Cliffs Notes edition a story that's been told often.
Paradise Lost it isn't.
Watch the documentary Paradise Lost. This movie is a poor representation of facts.
iTunes Can't Pick Them Anymore
I have been disappointed by most of the iTunes pre-order promos and picks. Devils knot was, by any measure a loser. I rarely agree with the Tomatometer, but this time, "Rotten" really sums this stinker up. It's not worth the watch rented or bought. Don't say I didn't warn you. And iTunes, never again do I bother with your poor performance either.
Really Enjoyed the Movie
Realistic acting, suspenseful story. Really enjoyed this movie.