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Fire Down Below Reviews

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com
March 5, 2006
A real pleasant surprise with a less brash, more likable Seagal. Manages to show a genuine affection for the kind of rural folks elitist Hollywood usually ridicules.
| Original Score: 7/10
Melissa Morrison
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
A by-the-numbers actioner that hits most of its marks.
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
There are movies that you know can't be any good, so they'd better be great. Fire Down Below ... achieves that grand level of absurdity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser
June 14, 2007
The eco-hero who strikes fear in the heart of every polluting industrialist and sighs of pity in the heart of every fashion designer, Steven Seagal, takes his act to the backwoods of Kentucky
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 7, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
June 23, 2004
Fire Down Below is an action film that's deadly slow and stupid -- like most of the mountain people portrayed in the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
March 11, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Shannon J. Harvey
Sunday Times (Australia)
February 4, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 23, 2002
Marg Helgenberger plays Jack's love interest, the kind of tormented backwoodsy recluse Helen Reddy used to sing songs about. The stultifying aw-shucks courtship between the two is like a nightmarish version of 'The Bridges of Madison County'...
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
February 7, 2002
| Original Score: 1/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
February 6, 2002
Unless you're in the market for boredom, skip this one.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 22, 2002
As a movie, it's a piece of drivel.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
By-the-book stuff, but that's what's expected whenever the name 'Steven Seagal' tops the marquee.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Tom Keogh
Film.com
January 1, 2000
One big self-distraction and nothing that vaguely resembles a real film.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Seagal barely works up a sweat... He certainly doesn't work up any drama.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
This is sub-par Seagal, which puts it down below just about everything else.
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