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The Next Three Days Reviews

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

This is Crowe's movie to carry and he does it with an earthy realism that reminds of the actor he is beneath the persona.

Full Review Source: Movie Nation | Original Score: 3/4

January 27, 2013
Ali Gray

The Next Three Days is kind of a throwback to the classic action movies Hollywood put out in the mid-nineties - the 'one man versus the world' era of thrillers, in which lantern-jawed heroes fight to save their family against improbable odds

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

September 28, 2012
Jeff Beck

It's the kind of edge of your seat thriller that leaves you in constant suspense of how the situation will resolve.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

September 22, 2012
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Even with an actor of Crowe's skill, it's hard to believe the mild, thoughtful John would take to the mean streets of Pittsburgh for fake IDs, blast his way into drug houses and such.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 12, 2011
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

Managing to overcome the contrivances and implausibilities of the storyline, The Next Three Days succeeds through the sheer verisimilitude of the performances and direction.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 4/5

July 14, 2011
Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

...The most effective scenes employ the Hitchcockian maxim that you can show a couple kissing for as long as you like provided there's a bomb under the bed. Haggis has plenty of bombs and plenty of beds to put them under.

Full Review Source: The Ooh Tray

June 29, 2011
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

If it didn't feel like the movie took three days to get through, this could have been a pretty good thriller.

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

April 12, 2011
Drew McWeeny

If I actually gave out star ratings or numerical scores, this one would be right on the fine line between pass and fail.

Full Review Source: HitFix

April 5, 2011
Eric D. Snider

The suspense isn't just dramatic. It's emotional.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

April 4, 2011
Dave White

This movie is from fancy Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis. In other words, you're supposed to take it all as seriously as he does. You may find that challenging.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 4, 2011
R. L. Shaffer

Occasionally preposterous and bogged down by Haggis' usual lack of subtlety, but the film is also captivating and energetic, particularly during the thrilling final act.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 7/10

March 23, 2011
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Haggis somehow pulls off a delicate balancing act -- a gravity-bound fantasy scenario -- showing us John's desperate, dark, human need while playing out made-for-movie scenes.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

March 21, 2011
Nick Rogers

Although no hidden gem, Russell Crowe certainly could've done much worse than filling Mel Gibson's family-man-of-action shoes. And Paul Haggis thankfully shelves his sociology-degree sermonizing for this pure-pulp prison-break thriller.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2011
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

The bulk of The Next Three Days consists of the build-up to the escape plan, which is probably just as well since this is a thriller surprisingly light on thrills.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: C+

March 9, 2011
Marc Fennell
Triple J

Solid performances, beautiful camerawork. It just would've been nice if they'd included some more twists and turns in the otherwise decent script

Full Review Source: Triple J | Original Score: 3/5

March 1, 2011
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Groans under the weight of director Paul Haggis' determination to transform a potentially gripping thriller into a meaningful 'human drama'...

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2/4

February 25, 2011
Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

The film lacks a sense of inquiry, whether it's into the psychology of the characters or into the nature of the society that's wrongfully judged this woman.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

February 4, 2011
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

Perhaps best viewed when it hits DVD, and you can hit the fast-forward button as you see fit.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 3, 2011
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

There are a few moments which seem a little too neat but on the whole, this is a tense thriller that doesn't always choose the well-trodden path.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: B+

February 3, 2011

A taut yet hopeful film that brings some credibility into the newest of film debates.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 2, 2011
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