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Above the Law Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
January 20, 2016
...the overstuffed narrative contributes heavily to the movie's eventual downfall...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 9, 2015
A jejune actioner that has pretensions of making a political statement about such things as drugs, smuggling and illegals.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 29, 2009
...old-fashioned, nonstop violence from beginning to end, with subtlety out the window.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal
April 26, 2004
Seagal's best.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 3, 2002
An artifact from way back when Steven Seagal was novel and therefore sort of cool.
| Original Score: 3/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
July 29, 2002
above-average, and much better than Seagal's later efforts
| Original Score: 3/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
It might be arguable whether it is the best Seagal film or not, but Nico still has all important Seagal trademarks.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Woefully short on originality, intelligibility and anything resembling taste.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It contains 50 percent more plot than it needs, but that allows it room to grow in areas not ordinarily covered in action thrillers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
June 5, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 71/100
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 27, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 10, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
David Poland
Hot Button
August 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
February 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 5, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 29, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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