Javier Pesquera
Lisa Schwarzbaum
August 07, 2009 AT 04:00 AM EDT

A Perfect Getaway

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
98 minutes
Wide Release Date
08/07/09
performer
Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn
director
David Twohy
distributor
Rogue Pictures
author
David Twohy
genre
Horror

We gave it a B-

Who’s been murdering newlyweds, turning a beachy paradise into a tropical hell shared by three pretty couples? You’ll probably guess, but that doesn’t take away from the slicked-up genre charms of A Perfect Getaway, a summery suspense thriller from writer-director David Twohy (Pitch Black). Steve Zahn makes full use of the many varieties of hyper in his acting arsenal, while Timothy Olyphant has a heckuva good time telegraphing macho mania. The picture treats itself to all sorts of artsy camera tricks. And no, you’re not tripping: The movie is set in Hawaii but was shot in…Puerto Rico. B?

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