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Dangerous Lies

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Uninspired woman-in-jeopardy story has violence, swearing.

Movie NR 2020 96 minutes
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age 16+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 18+

This moving is everything wrong with our society, not sure the message they intended to pass; you see your dead boss, instead of calling help/ police immediately you begin to go through his things, you are given an extreme raise, you didn't call immediately to clarify if it was a mistake, you see a dead man with diamonds, you dialogue first then have his body thrown into gabbage after, you man got shot, you kneel crying instead of calling for help, then you have another dialogue with two dead men on the floor. I find the plot slow and wrong, giving 2 stars for the work put into making the movie

age 18+

Dangerous Lies

This movie was quite intriguing and mysterious with a definite Alfred Hitchcock twist. I think all the negative reviews come because so many movie goers now days only enjoy watching an animated production and can't sink their teeth into a real movie that involves a little thought. Not for children but much better than most movies made today.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (8 ):

With a story that advertises "Instant Heiress" and Murder, it shouldn't be hard to fire up an audience, but this routine movie with thin characters and a haphazard plot fails to ignite. Predictable elements like hidden treasures (not one, but two), a psychopathic criminal, a suspicious death, and a dogged policewoman don't help. And it's always a good thing when characters are complex, with strengths and flaws, but in Dangerous Lies, it's difficult to root for a main character who does so many dumb things. The character of Katie when we meet her is smart, kind, and loving, but the "smart" simply disappears. Adam, who is introduced as brave and loyal, is the wrong-headed instrument of his own undoing. Mystery and suspense fans should aim higher.

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