Murder by Numbers Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Murder by Numbers

Two students decide to commit the perfect murder. They kill a random girl and they take evidence and frame another man. The police almost fall for it, except for one cop who believes that the kids were behind it. She then sets out to prove them guilty.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

A mildlyy entertaining thriller with a great performance from Sandra Bullock as a tough police detective. Better to wait for the video.
The review of this Movie prepared by Lindsay Jacobson

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 25%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 55%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999    -   present 2000+ Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   20%    -   80% Murders of set profession?    -   students Kind of mystery?    -   police procedural BIG focus on forensic evidence analysis?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   dropped from large heights    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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