Devil's Knot

Lists: Drama, Crime / Heist

Brief Synopsis: "The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual."

Overall Ranking: 2569 (Rank from 2014: # 168)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 40%
Half-Popped 40%
Stale 0%
Burnt 20%


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David Baruffi70(full review)
Bryan Lienesch70 - Ultimately, what really undoes 'Devil's Knot' is 'West of Memphis'. The documentary tells the story with more conviction, more accurately, and doesn't half-ass it by ending the telling of the story after the initial trial.
Nathan Zoebl61(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman52 - Not terrible but unnecessary
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Dan O'Neill25(full review)

People Involved

  • Mireille Enos (Vicki Hutcherson)
  • Reese Witherspoon (Pam Hobbs)
  • Stephen Moyer (John Fogelman)
  • Kevin Durand (John Mark Byers)
  • Colin Firth (Ron Lax)
  • Collette Wolfe (Glori Shettles)
  • Elias Koteas (Jerry Driver)
  • Bruce Greenwood (Judge David Burnett)
  • Amy Ryan (Margaret Lax)
  • Alessandro Nivola (Terry Hobbs)
  • Martin Henderson (Brent Davis)
  • Dane DeHaan (Chris Morgan)
  • Atom Egoyan (Director)