• 4.3.2.1
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    Added: Apr 28, 2010

Opening

98% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
11% Rage Jul 11
26% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

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31% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
53% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

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Premieres Tonight

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New Episodes Tonight

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—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
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—— Motive: Season 2
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—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
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—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
20% The Night Shift: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

4.3.2.1 Reviews

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Tom Seymour
Little White Lies

The multithreads, a la Pulp Fiction, weave and collide, but it's all too linear, too telegraphed, its influences too obvious, its edges sanded down by compromise.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

June 4, 2010
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

The dialogue's clunky and the ludicrous plot is full of holes. It's a great relief when real talent like Ben Miller appear -- but he's only in it for a couple of minutes.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 2/5

June 3, 2010
Ben Rawson-Jones
Digital Spy

Paragraph after paragraph can be spent dissecting the flaws, the portrayal of men as either evil or nerdish, and the cringeworthy decision to make the lead actresses all strip down to their skimpies at various stages of the movie.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 2/5

June 3, 2010
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

There's something a bit off about the whole film for me. It just wasn't making it. It was chaotic without being very illuminating.

Full Review Source: At the Movies (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 18, 2010
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

A complete absence of wit and some truly terrible writing and acting makes for one bluntly bad movie.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 1/5

August 20, 2010
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Clarke does all he can to grab your attention but then you learn he has nothing worth saying. A big disappointment.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

June 7, 2010
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Noel Clarke, blowing his promise as the debut director of Kidulthood, blends youth romp with international thriller.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 1/5

June 3, 2010
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review at Movies for the Masses

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 17, 2010
Anthony Quinn
Independent

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 2/5

April 4, 2011
Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

It's about as substantial as a layer of lipstick, but while you shake your head at its arrant silliness, the film's brazen cheek still raises a smile.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

May 27, 2010
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

There's an interesting idea in this film, as we watch four people over the same three days while their experiences converge into one story. But the plot is riddled with holes and filmmaker Clarke strains to hold it together.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

June 3, 2010
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

I admire the ambition. Unfortunately, it's the execution that fails here.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 30, 2012
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

This is energetic, pulpy exploitation from the UK that might just claim back a small corner of the multiplex audience from the relentless onslaught of cynical Hollywood garbage. And for that at least, 4.3.2.1 can't be dismissed as all bad. Just mostly.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

May 28, 2010
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

It brings me no joy to say it, but Clarke's filmmaking is like a narcissistic strut from someone who needs to brush up on walking.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 1/5

June 3, 2010
Jason Best
Movie Talk

The plotting is clumsy, the characterisation scraggy and the dialogue clunky- but you can't accuse Clarke of lacking ambition, even if his film does display a yawning gulf between aspiration and accomplishment.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

July 30, 2012

4.3.2.1. is shrill, histrionic and a little bit naff when it could have been cool, hip and exciting.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 2/5

June 7, 2010
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

No, it's definitely a zero.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK]

May 28, 2010
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

This film whooshes wildly all over the place, and it's got plenty of energy, but nothing about it is convincing for a single moment, and the acting is on the torpid side.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

May 28, 2010
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Like most of those movies that purport to tell it like it is for the fashionably chic young, the result is as cheesy and sentimental as it pretends to be streetwise.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

June 9, 2010
Robbie Collin
News of the World

4.3.2.1 is a totally untested mash-up of slick, Hollywood-style action and edgy British teen drama. And not only does it work -- it works brilliantly.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2010

Urban Cinefile
August 16, 2010

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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