Movie Review: 'The Usual Suspects' (1995) Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Pollak, and Benicio Del Toro star in Bryan Singer's showily complex crime drama as felons who meet in… 1995-08-16 R PT106M Drama Mystery and Thriller Gabriel Byrne Kevin Spacey Stephen Baldwin Gabriel Byrne Benicio Del Toro Chazz Palminteri Kevin Pollak Pete Postlethwaite Kevin Spacey
Movie Review

Movie Review: 'The Usual Suspects' (1995)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Aug 16, 1995; Rated: R; Length: 106 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Gabriel Byrne and Kevin Spacey

Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Pollak, and Benicio Del Toro star in Bryan Singer's showily complex crime drama as felons who meet in a holding cell and decide to do some business together. Their common bond is their fear of a vicious criminal called Keyser Söze, whose identity remains a mystery. When you catch on, you may feel elated — or soured — by the contortions of suspended disbelief required to sustain this caffeinated trip to Tarantinoville. B

Originally posted Sep 08, 1995 Published in issue #291 Sep 08, 1995 Order article reprints