A Shallow Grave

Follow
Released 1995

USER EDITOR

No Editor

User Score: 0

N/A
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

SHOW REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Movie Summary

Director:
Danny Boyle
Released:
1995
Rating:
R
Danny Boyle's feature film directorial debut is a sly, sinister crime thriller about three close friends who discover their new roommate's dead body, along with a suitcase full of cash. Faced with a moral dilemma, the trio agrees to dispose of the corpse and keep the money -- a decision which leads them on a haunting journey that will test the limits of trust, loyalty, paranoia and greed.

Metacritic Score

  • 90

    Variety Derek Elley

    Shallow Grave, a tar-black comedy that zings along on a wave of visual and scripting inventiveness.

  • 60

    The New York Times Janet Maslin

    A sky-high level of misanthropy overwhelms his film in ways that prove more sour than droll, despite the presence of skillful actors and a bizarrely enveloping plot.

  • 50

    Los Angeles Times Peter Rainer

    Director Danny Boyle and screenwriter John Hodge (who is a physician!) keep the action spurting forward, but their approach is oblique. We seem to be catching the odds and ends of ...

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More Info About This Movie

Categories

Suspense