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The Number 23 (2007)
Critic Consensus: Jim Carrey has been sharp in a number of non-comedic roles, but this lurid, overheated, and self-serious potboiler is not one of them. The Number 23 is clumsy, unengaging, and mostly confusing.
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as Walter Sparrow/Det. Fingerling
as Agatha Sparrow/Fabrizia
as Walter's Father/Fingerling's Father
as Dr. Isaac French/Dr. Miles Phoenix
as Kyle Finch
as Dr. Alice Mortimer
as Young Fingerling/Young Walter
as Hotel Clerk
as Sgt. Burns
as Father Sebastian
as Robin Sparrow
as Mail Clerk
as Laura Tollins
as Suicide Blonde/Mrs. Dobkins/Fingerling's Mother
as Chinese Restaurant Owner
as Dr. Nathaniel
as Desk Clerk
as Fingerling's Sergeant
as Charades Friend
as Bookstore Salesperson
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Critic Reviews for The Number 23
This thriller's biggest mistake is its belief that it's as clever and original as it is visually stylish.
Pretty much every important date in history...can be teased to fit the pattern. What can't be hammered out of this fixation, apparently, is a coherent movie.
Watching Carrey babble gibberish about the sinister nature of 23 in scene after hyperventilating scene isn't any more fun or enlightening than listening to street-corner lunatics discourse on similar topics.
Audience Reviews for The Number 23
An eerie concept with an incoherent and selective script. The Number 23 is a flat, discombobulated thriller with Jim Carrey at his lowest. The film's hysteria with the number and twist (which was the only plus) is more-so annoying as it is frightening. 1/5
What was meant was a dark, scary, paronoid wink at the audience becomes weak, predictable and hokey by the credits. Only for those days at the bottom of your vid rentals.
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