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The Losers Reviews

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Jason Zingale
April 22, 2010
An incoherent mess that fails to capitalize on its promising premise, resulting in a film that isn't exactly terrible, but almost entirely forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Corey Hall
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
April 26, 2010
Aptly titled comic-book flick plays like an Xbox game made by an ex-music video director
Full Review | Original Score: C
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
April 23, 2010
This chaotic action flick features a terrific cast but a script so cliched that filmgoers who shell out 10 bucks to see it may feel like the title is directed at them.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Tyler Foster
Boxoffice Magazine
April 24, 2010
There will be a lot of win/lose puns in reviews this week, but I don't think The Losers is either one. It's more like a participant.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Adam Lippe
April 23, 2010
The Losers plays like a grungy, sweaty action movie with all the energy sucked out of it. If while you're sitting in the theater watching it, you suspect that someone might have pumped Valium into the air conditioning vents, you're not alone.
Clint O'Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer
April 22, 2010
Despite the likable cast, this A-Team wannabe is a bland and forgettable action flick.
| Original Score: D
Clay Cane
April 26, 2010
Like most action films, the movie starts strong. However, once the audience gets past the first few explosives, there is nothing left but pieces of a charred plot.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Kimberly Gadette
Indie Movies Online
April 26, 2010
Ah yes, The Losers: for once, the title reflects truth-in-advertising.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
May 27, 2010
Decent performances from the actors involved can't disguise the fact that this is a hollow bauble. But if you're in the mood for cinematic junk food, you might get a kick out of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Top Critic
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
April 21, 2010
An action film designed for those suffering from ADD.
Simon Weaving
May 27, 2010
A ludicrously flawed, over-saturated, B-grade, hyper-action flick that sees a group of ex-CIA operatives getting revenge on a crazed man with a nuclear device. Beware of casual destruction and Gen-Y coolness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
April 23, 2010
The Losers is eye-catching and energetic with a few individual setpieces that are entertaining, but the story doesn't make sense.
| Original Score: 2/4
Robbie Collin
News of the World
May 27, 2010
Seldom do you see a film title that doubles as a likely box office prediction. But that's precisely what we've got with The Losers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Dan Kois
Village Voice
April 20, 2010
Director Sylvain White and screenwriters James Vanderbilt and Peter Berg strain to achieve the pleasurable mix of cheap laughs and expensive action that Lethal Weapon pulled off effortlessly with the help of its stellar cast.
Top Critic
Laremy Legel
May 6, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
Katey Rich
April 22, 2010
Harmless fun when it works, but utterly disposable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
April 22, 2010
The film colors its stale outline in ways both hackneyed and mundane.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Kam Williams
April 25, 2010
You know how Zoe Saldana's multiple Oscar-winning film, Avatar, has been lauded for its breathtaking, state of the art of technical wizardry? Well, don't expect to see anything like that in this under-budgeted homage to bad B-movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Eric D. Snider
April 22, 2010
It occupies the middle ground between sincerity and sarcasm, not exciting enough to be taken seriously and not funny enough to laugh at.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Bob Grimm
Reno News and Review
April 30, 2010
Hey, I used to draw stupid comics on typewriting paper when I was a kid. At the rate things are going, somebody will probably make a movie out of my scribblings by 2012!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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