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Sudden Death Reviews


Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D-

December 27, 2010
Derek Elley
Variety
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March 26, 2009
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Reuniting Hyams and Van Damme, director and star of Timecop, this spectacular nail-biter exploits their combined, if limited, abilities to the full.

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February 9, 2006
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Offers above-average pyrotechnics, a body count that steadily mounts, and plenty of hand-to-hand combat.

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May 20, 2003
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Sudden Death is one of the best action thrillers of 1995. It's also the film Jean-Claude Van Damme has been building up to for 10 years.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Despite the elaborate stunts, go-go-go direction from Peter Hyams, plus butt-kicking and surprise goalie action from Van Damme, Death deserves the hockey-puck booby prize for...getting its jollies by putting kids in jeopardy.

May 12, 2001
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A treat for Jean-Claude Van Damme fans, a superior action thriller loaded with jaw-dropping stunts and special effects, and strong in production values.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 13, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Sudden Death isn't about common sense. It's about the manipulation of action and special-effects sequences to create a thriller effect, and at that it's pretty good.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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Though the climactic duel atop the arena roof is patently absurd, it's also exciting as events go into sudden-death overtime, just like the game being played below.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Van Damme races against time, trying to thwart Boothe and defuse all the bombs. But in the hands of director Peter Hyams, these are just banal action-movie chores.

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January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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About the best thing that can be said about this movie is that the action scenes, directed by Peter Hyams, are choreographed with flair. Unfortunately, the material connecting them is worthless.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
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