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Sudden Death Reviews

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November 12, 2017
Tripe, but hard not to enjoy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 5, 2017
An especially blatant Die Hard knockoff...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 2, 2008
Good clean fun, with just the right ratio of explosions to dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 2, 2008
Van Damme is at his butt-kicking best, with Sudden Death offering all the thrills, spills and stuff blowing up that action fans relish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2006
Reuniting Hyams and Van Damme, director and star of Timecop, this spectacular nail-biter exploits their combined, if limited, abilities to the full.
November 12, 2005
The best of the many Die Hard rip-offs made during the 1990s. Sudden Death is a thrilling rollercoaster ride of hard-edged action.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
January 24, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 31, 2003
Gets a lot of mileage out of the well-worn trapped-in-a-blank-full-of-hostages action genre.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 14, 2003
Fun Die Hard knockoff that uses the stadium for all its worth. The mascot fight is a highlight.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
Offers above-average pyrotechnics, a body count that steadily mounts, and plenty of hand-to-hand combat.
May 14, 2003
A mildly satisfying high-energy romp complete with outstanding professional hockey footage and intense physical confrontations.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
April 3, 2003
Works as entertaining mix of good action and unintended comedy, but the viewers won't enjoy it today as much as they did in 1995.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
August 16, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
June 18, 2002
Sudden Death is one of the best action thrillers of 1995. It's also the film Jean-Claude Van Damme has been building up to for 10 years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 5, 2002
An exciting if often predictable reteaming of Timecop star Jean-Claude Van Damme and director Peter Hyams.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 17, 2002
The movie is state-of-the-art, over-the-top, non-stop Hollywood hokum. And that's meant as a compliment, too.
February 13, 2001
A treat for Jean-Claude Van Damme fans, a superior action thriller loaded with jaw-dropping stunts and special effects, and strong in production values.
January 1, 2000
Sudden Death isn't about common sense. It's about the manipulation of action and special-effects sequences to create a thriller effect, and at that it's pretty good.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Though the climactic duel atop the arena roof is patently absurd, it's also exciting as events go into sudden-death overtime, just like the game being played below.
December 27, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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