The Bone Collector (1999) A skeleton-thin, glamorously produced thriller for an audience aroused by the baroque tortures in Seven and The Silence of the Lambs . Denzel Washington breathes… R PT118M Drama Mystery and Thriller Angelina Jolie Denzel Washington Queen Latifah Universal Home Video
Movie Review

The Bone Collector (1999)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Rated: R; Length: 118 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington; Distributor: Universal Home Video

A skeleton-thin, glamorously produced thriller for an audience aroused by the baroque tortures in Seven and The Silence of the Lambs. Denzel Washington breathes actorly passion into an exhausted genre as a paralyzed detective who directs the search for a fetishistic serial killer from his bed; Washington also buffets the theatrical mood swings of Angelina Jolie as his tetchy, ambulatory partner. B-

Originally posted Nov 19, 1999 Published in issue #513 Nov 19, 1999 Order article reprints