The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Reviews

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Perri Nemiroff
August 14, 2010
Forget the mob, the MacManus brothers should be more worried about Duffy ruining their reputation.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Sean Axmaker
March 25, 2010
[Norman] Reedus pretty much captures the entire film with his signature line: "Let's do some gratuitous violence."
Kevin A. Ranson
December 24, 2009
For fans of the original underground hit, the sequel we were all wishing for has arrived.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/4.0
Adam Fendelman
December 8, 2009
"There's not a bigger '**** you!' from Hollywood than when they say: 'Eh, we're not going to release this film,'" "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day" star Sean Patrick Flanery said in an interview.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
November 29, 2009
If you liked the original "The Boondock Saints," you won't want to miss this one.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
November 29, 2009
The plot is an afterthought, the performances given with a wink and a clip-emptying flourish.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Brian Orndorf
November 25, 2009
Idiotic style over some sorely needed substance....comes across cringingly rusty; a glorified fan film that only manages to make the popularity of the original picture all the more bewildering.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
November 16, 2009
It would be a disservice of an almost, you will pardon the expression, sinful nature to mistake it for anything deep, or anything more profound than the hellzapopping fireworks show that it is
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
November 16, 2009
Trash--grubby and nonsensical, with lame dialogue, wretched overacting and clumsily staged action sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
November 13, 2009
Imagine Quentin Tarantino if he got his brow lowered.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies
November 13, 2009
You can't call Duffy's film style original. But he's clever in what he steals.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Razak
November 13, 2009
All I can really say is that if liking a movie where two guys swing off of ropes tied to a building into a window with guns blazing and proceed to slide across the floor on their knees while shredding mobsters up with bullets is wrong, then I don't want t
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
November 13, 2009
Bold prediction: At his current glacial pace of progress, Troy Duffy is likely to write and direct the great Irish-American payback movie sometime in the year 2049.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Peter Sobczynski
November 13, 2009
The only good thing to say about this brutal and brutally boring bit of blarney is that it is so relentlessly unpleasant and unappealing that we may never have to endure the likes of "The Boondock Saints III: Get Boondockier."
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 12, 2009
It's as if writer/director Troy Duffy threw every idea he had at the wall, creating a very messy wall.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
November 12, 2009
Writer-director Troy Duffy needs to YouTube himself a new idea or two, because his variations on themes provided by Quentin Tarantino and Guy "RocknRolla" Ritchie are pure mold.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
November 12, 2009
Can you fly forward through the air while firing two heavy-duty handguns without your arms jerking back and smacking you in the chin? Would that violate one of Newton's laws? Just askin'.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Adam Lippe
November 6, 2009
The sequel is just as overlong, filled with gay jokes, gay panic, racial slurs, Keystone Kops humor, ethnic pride, self-satisfied dialogue, and misguided biblical references.
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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
November 4, 2009
Earns points only for being remarkably unself-conscious about its across-the-board ineptitude.
Full Review | Original Score: D
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
November 2, 2009
Fans of the first film will definitely find much to love this time around.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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