Maybe this is a psychological thriller after all: Every thinking member of the audience will be driven insane.
Stephen HunterWashington Post
Thankfully, after its terrific start, Don't Say a Word transmogrifies so totally into Hollywood hooey that it's actually a relief. I'd hate to see a disturbance in the karmic perfection of Douglas's pitch-pure mediocrity.
Peter RainerNew York Magazine (Vulture)
You would have to have been born yesterday to miss the switcheroos and reeking red herrings planted in this pulp.
Desson ThomsonWashington Post
The movie isn't exactly providing entertaining escape. In fact, the only escape on your mind is going to be the exit door.