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Man on a Ledge Reviews

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Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered

Sam Worthington's Man On A Ledge is an absolute mess of a film, from start to finish. It's silly, dumb and ridiculous.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 4/10

September 15, 2012
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

This drama defies reason, logic and explanation but it can't defy gravity and ultimately falls flatly on its face.

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 2.0/5

June 30, 2013
Justin Craig
FoxNews.com

After an interesting guessing game in the first forty minutes, it slips and falls to a terrible and clichéd death.

Full Review Source: FoxNews.com | Original Score: 5/10

September 25, 2013
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

It's pulp, airport fiction - the acting is mediocre, the characters are formulaic archetypes... but I didn't feel as if my time was wasted at all.

Full Review Source: 2UE That Movie Show | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 27, 2012
Andrew Lapin
NPR
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The film's descent into generic silliness feels more painful than it should for a late-January thriller.

Full Review Source: NPR

January 26, 2012
A.A. Dowd
Time Out New York
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Trusting an action drone like Worthington to anchor the human drama is a fatal mistake.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

January 24, 2012
Grae Drake
Movies.com

Yep, there's a man on a ledge in it.

Full Review Source: Movies.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 7, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

It plays out with the unfussed proceduralism of a network TV pilot.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 25, 2012
Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly
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For a film with such a straightforward title, Man on a Ledge turns out to be remarkably convoluted.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

January 25, 2012
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Wants to be a fun and zippy thriller, but the moving parts fit together a little too neatly.

Full Review Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Original Score: 3/5

January 26, 2012
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

As the pieces fall into place, it becomes less interesting and more contrived, until finally losing all semblance of believability.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

January 27, 2012
Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

...the movie takes its sweet time dolling out the twists, like a tree sloth hand-rolling pretzels.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: C-

January 27, 2012
JimmyO
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Man on a Ledge isn't terrible but it isn't necessarily very good.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 5/10

January 27, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie cuts back and forth between two preposterous plot lines and uses the man on the ledge as a device to pump up the tension.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

January 26, 2012
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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On balance, Man on a Ledge is fun, but I left the theater feeling disappointed and cheated, as if the filmmakers set me up for something great they ultimately couldn't deliver.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 25, 2012
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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It's not a despicable film, to be sure, but it's a time-filler at best.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

January 25, 2012
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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You can say this for screenwriter Pablo F. Fenjves' story: It stays busy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

January 26, 2012
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

If you don't look up at him, maybe he'll go back inside.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 29, 2012
Alex Zane
Sun Online

It's a long way down from starring in the biggest box office hit ever and Avatar's Sam Worthington is plummeting.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 2/5

February 2, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

It's not as exciting as it should be but picks up towards the end and Ed Harris is fun as a property tycoon nasty.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

February 1, 2012
Richard Roeper
ReelzChannel.com
March 10, 2012
Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist
January 24, 2012
Leonard Maltin
ReelzChannel.com
March 10, 2012
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