History Film / MurderByNumbers

8th Mar '17 10:00:50 PM Mdumas43073
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Detective Cassie Mayweather (Bullock)suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood (Gosling)... and from there to brooding StrawNihilist Justin Pendleton (Pitt). The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.

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Detective Cassie Mayweather (Bullock)suspects (Bullock) suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood (Gosling)... and from there to brooding StrawNihilist Justin Pendleton (Pitt). The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.
8th Mar '17 9:51:53 PM Mdumas43073
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8th Mar '17 9:51:15 PM Mdumas43073
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''Murder By Numbers'' is a 2002 thriller starring Creator/SandraBullock, with Creator/MichaelPitt and Creator/RyanGosling. Det. Cassie Mayweather suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... and from there to brooding StrawNihilist Justin Pendleton. The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.

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''Murder By by Numbers'' is a 2002 thriller mystery/thriller film directed by Barbet Schroeder, starring Creator/SandraBullock, with Creator/MichaelPitt Creator/MichaelPitt, and Creator/RyanGosling. Det. Creator/RyanGosling.

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Cassie Mayweather suspects (Bullock)suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... Haywood (Gosling)... and from there to brooding StrawNihilist Justin Pendleton.Pendleton (Pitt). The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.
4th Feb '17 1:44:51 PM morenohijazo
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* PrisonersDilemma: The detectives try to pull a classic Prisoner's Dilemma in the interrogation scene. But the trust between the prisoners and the arrival of the lawyers prevents the defection.

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* PrisonersDilemma: The detectives try to pull a classic Prisoner's Dilemma in the interrogation scene. But scene, but the trust between the prisoners and the arrival of the lawyers prevents the defection.
29th Jul '16 2:07:30 PM morenohijazo
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* PrisonersDilemma: The detectives try to pull a classic Prisoner's Dilemma in the interrogation scene. But the trust between the prisoners and the arrival of the lawyers prevents the defection.
13th Oct '15 6:40:09 PM Fireblood
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Michael Pitt gets to play ''another'' thrill killer, [[spoiler:A less inept one,]] in ''FunnyGames''.



* ThatOneCase: Haunts Cassie's career and clouds her judgement, since her current suspect reminds her of the perp. [[spoiler:That case being her own attempted murder at the hands of an abusive husband.]]

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* ThatOneCase: Haunts It haunts Cassie's career and clouds her judgement, since her current suspect reminds her of the perp. [[spoiler:That case being her own attempted murder at the hands of an abusive husband.]]
2nd Apr '15 9:19:45 AM Morgenthaler
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''Murder By Numbers'' is a 2002 thriller starring SandraBullock, with Michael Pitt and Ryan Gosling. (Trust me, [[DracoInLeatherPants everyone only remembers those last two.]]) Det. Cassie Mayweather suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... and from there to brooding NietzscheWannabe Justin Pendleton. The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.

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''Murder By Numbers'' is a 2002 thriller starring SandraBullock, Creator/SandraBullock, with Michael Pitt Creator/MichaelPitt and Ryan Gosling. (Trust me, [[DracoInLeatherPants everyone only remembers those last two.]]) Creator/RyanGosling. Det. Cassie Mayweather suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... and from there to brooding NietzscheWannabe StrawNihilist Justin Pendleton. The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.



%%* NietzscheWannabe: Both boys, but predominantly Justin.


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%%* StrawNihilist: Both boys, but predominantly Justin.
2nd Apr '15 9:18:14 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Murder By Numbers''''' is a 2002 thriller starring SandraBullock, with Michael Pitt and Ryan Gosling. (Trust me, [[DracoInLeatherPants everyone only remembers those last two.]]) Det. Cassie Mayweather suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... and from there to brooding NietzscheWannabe Justin Pendleton. The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.

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'''''Murder ''Murder By Numbers''''' Numbers'' is a 2002 thriller starring SandraBullock, with Michael Pitt and Ryan Gosling. (Trust me, [[DracoInLeatherPants everyone only remembers those last two.]]) Det. Cassie Mayweather suspects more at work than an unplanned act of violence when a young woman is found strangled to death in a ditch. Her gut instincts get her in trouble with her supervisors, but they lead her [[ReverseWhodunnit correctly]] to [[SmugSnake privileged, smug]] high school student Richard Haywood... and from there to brooding NietzscheWannabe Justin Pendleton. The connection between the two boys is more than imagined, and as their mind games played with the police and with each other grow still more complicated, Cassie attempts to find some way to put an end to their plans.



* BluffingTheMurderer
* CoitusEnsues
* CruelTwistEnding
* DisneyVillainDeath
* EmoKid: Justin.
* FairCop: Cassie.
* FramingTheGuiltyParty
* GoodCopBadCop
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:[[EvilAllAlong Psych!]]]]

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* %%* CoitusEnsues
* %%* CruelTwistEnding
* %%* DisneyVillainDeath
* %%* EmoKid: Justin.
* %%* FairCop: Cassie.
* %%* FramingTheGuiltyParty
* %%* GoodCopBadCop
* %%* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:[[EvilAllAlong Psych!]]]]



* IHaveYouNowMyPretty

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* %%* IHaveYouNowMyPretty



* LocardsTheory
* NietzscheWannabe: Both boys, but predominantly Justin.

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* %%* NietzscheWannabe: Both boys, but predominantly Justin.



* PerpSweating
* ReverseWhodunnit

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* %%* ReverseWhodunnit



* SmugSnake: Richie.

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* %%* SmugSnake: Richie.



* ThePerfectCrime
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: Very, ''very'' [[strike:based off of]] vaguely inspired by the Leopold and Loeb case.
* VomitIndiscretionShot

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: Very, ''very'' [[strike:based off of]] vaguely inspired by the Leopold and Loeb case.
* %%* VomitIndiscretionShot
2nd Apr '15 9:16:41 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"[[NietzscheWannabe One cannot live fully without embracing suicide and crime.]]"''

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->''"[[NietzscheWannabe One ->''"One cannot live fully without embracing suicide and crime.]]"''
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17th Dec '14 12:56:14 PM Fogelogel
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* RetroactiveRecognition: That cop at Richard's house with two lines at the endů was that [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Ron Swanson]]?!
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