See How They Run

See How They Run

In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard and eager rookie Constable Stalker take on the case, the two find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid theater underground, investigating the mysterious homicide at their own peril.

  • Released:
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
  • Stars: Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson, Reece Shearsmith, Harris Dickinson, Charlie Cooper, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Pearl Chanda, Sian Clifford, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, David Oyelowo, Shirley Henderson, Paul Chahidi, Lucian Msamati, Angus Wright, Tim Key
  • Director: Tom George
  • mrglenngrant - 12 January 2023
    Witty whodunnit.
    Saw the trailer for this at the cinema and really fancied it ... then read a bit about it and decided, nah ... then it came on Disney+ and P and I thought we'd give it a go. Turns out it's a pretty good little period whodunnit with plenty of laughs along the way.

    The very best thing about the movie though is the chemistry with the two leads. Ronan and Rockwell are tremendous together and I'd absolutely love a follow up to this film.

    The humour in the film is great. It's at times subtle, slapstick, ckever, cheesy ... but plenty of laugh out loud moments.

    I'm a bit of a Sam Rockwell fanboy. I've really liked him in every film I've seen him in and he knocks it out the park in this one too. Ronan plays her part brilliantly as well.

    The actual whodunnit of the story is not that big a deal - it's not like Knives Out level - but still pretty good.

  • bonbonenata - 27 December 2022
    Wes Anderson meets Agatha Christie
    I'd describe the movie as a light parody of the classic whodunnit (similar to what Scream is to horror). The movie however is trying too hard to be quirky.

    Saoirse Ronan performance is outstanding but her character is inconsistent throughout the movie. The cinematography appears to be strongly inspired from Wes Anderson and is quite nice.

    It reminds of "Knives Out" in the sense that both movies pay homage to the whodunnit genre but Knives is a much better take on it. I'd recommend "See How They Run" if you a fan of the genre, especially if you're a fan of Agatha Christie and/or you want to watch a comedy that's actually intended for adults.