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Nowhere to Run Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Variety Staff
Variety
November 2, 2008
A relentlessly corny and shamelessly derivative vehicle.
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Nick Funnell
Time Out
January 26, 2006
When Van Damme is doing what he does best -- narcissistically displaying his body and thumping the bad guys -- the film works reasonably well.
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Several members of the Astor Plaza audience yesterday afternoon could not contain their merriment when, in the middle of the film, Mr. Van Damme's character identified himself as a lawyer.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Except for a few short bursts here and there, and one extended scene during the climax, the film is mostly talk. And since Van Damme's range as a dramatic actor is marginal at best, this is a problem.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Richard Harrington
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
While it boasts better supporting actors and technical credits than other Van Damme projects, the film nonetheless founders, a victim of its own lugubrious pace and misguided efforts at turning the bulging Belgian into a romantic lead.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
This is the kind of movie that is so witlessly generic that the plot and title disappear into a mist of other recycled plots and interchangeable titles.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: D