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The Riddle (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  14 October 2007 (USA)
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A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »

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Harry the Hat
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An ambitious London sports journalist, an enigmatic tramp and a police press officer team up to solve a series of murders that follow the discovery of an unpublished manuscript by Charles Dickens in a present day Thames-side pub. Written by Anon

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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In the bar scene where the main character is drugged by Tiffany, we see him reach down to pick up her wallet, she is wearing solid black shoes In the next scene (Wide Shot) where she drags the drunk/drugged Vinnie Jones to his apartment, she is wearing open toe shiny ones. See more »

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Completely Unbearable
31 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As I'm listening to my parents watch this (after I gave up 10 minutes into the film), they have absolutely no idea what is going on. When "Charles Dickens" stared into the camera, I half expected him to turn into a demon (yes, he looked like one). Unfortunately, that didn't happen.

This movie had various reasons I did not finish it: one, it was unbearably slow. I mean, seriously, it was SLOWW. You can only understand 10% of what is said, and the characters were poorly introduced.

If you have an English accent and you like a LOTTT of talking, no action, terrible acting, cheesy laughs, and the same music/sound effects played over and over and over, then this is THE movie for you...

1/10 - completely horrible.

Avoid at all costs.


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