Murder by Numbers


Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, calculating killers whose dark secrets might explain their crimes.

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  1. Tony Gayton


  2. Barbet Schroeder


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  1. Sandra Bullock

    Sandra Bullock

    Cassie Mayweather

  2. Ben Chaplin

    Ben Chaplin

    Sam Kennedy

  3. Ryan Gosling

    Ryan Gosling

    Richard Haywood

  4. Michael Pitt

    Michael Pitt

    Justin Pendleton

  5. Agnes Bruckner

    Agnes Bruckner

    Lisa Mills

  6. Chris Penn

    Chris Penn

    Ray Feathers

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $56,714,147.00

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Release Information

  • April 19, 2002
    R, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

A pact made with relentless fire that requires that, while some live, others die.

A modern spin on the Leopold and Loeb case, directed by Barbet Schroeder and starring Sandra Bullock as a cop with emotional baggage trying to prove that two high school kids (Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt) have committed what they think is the perfect murder - just for kicks, allegedly.

There's nothing exactly awful about the film, it's well performed by the principal players, engrossing in narrative, beautifully lensed by Luciano Tovoli and Schroeder layers the production with a suitable feeling of unease.... read the rest.

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