Murder Mystery Reviews

June 17, 2019
Aniston and Sandler, paired before in 2011's Just Go With It, relax into their roles as if their only stake in Mystery is to enjoy the free trip to Italy and have fun running down cobblestones.
June 15, 2019
Every Adam Sandler comedy abides by a trope as hoary as "the butler did it." At some point in the shenanigans, Sandler's schlub has gotta get a chance to prove he's the bravest boy in the world.
June 14, 2019
It would be uncomfortably cynical to assume that Sandler thinks these novocaine-like comedies are what common people want to watch, but the guy doesn't leave us much choice.
June 14, 2019
Even grading on a curve, though, Murder Mystery is a tired, bordering on tiresome endeavor -- feeling like the pilot for a not-very-good TV show -- as well as a reminder that Netflix's content buffet caters to all kinds of tastes.
June 14, 2019
Adam Sandler is a genius, sure. But I'd love it if he were to smarten up, too.
June 14, 2019
Just entertaining enough to make you wish it was actually good.
June 14, 2019
Capably directed by Kyle Newacheck from a suitably twisty-turny script by James Vanderbilt, it serves its purpose as a lighthearted comedy.
June 14, 2019
Murder Mystery... isn't going to dispel the longstanding rumor that the Sandman mostly makes movies as an excuse to go on paid vacations, using his Happy Madison production shingle as a personal travel agency
June 14, 2019
Aniston and Sandler have a goofy, relaxed rapport that is often amusing despite the film's best efforts to smother any sign of verve.
June 14, 2019
Aniston, not for the first time, seems more engaged and wide-awake than her material, and you can sense her mental gears grinding away as she tests out bits of business and digs for stray moments of comic gold. None, alas, are forthcoming.
June 14, 2019
Murder on the Bore-ient Express.
June 14, 2019
Murder Mystery is a satisfying standout, albeit one that exists in a field with a very low bar.