A Walk Among the Tombstones Reviews

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April 17, 2016
Audiences are likely to oscillate wildly between boredom and repulsion, with only Neeson enthusiasts finding anything to embrace.
July 23, 2015
A slick, ugly and brutal crime thriller set in NYC, in 1999.
January 6, 2015
As nauseating as the film's inventive sadisms can be, Frank succeeds far more in the details than in the larger picture that tries to relate this world to ours.
January 6, 2015
A Walk Among the Tombstones does a fantastic job introducing its capable and engaging main character, but it bungles the execution of the film's narrative as time is spent with unnecessary subplots and supporting characters that add nothing to the tale.
January 6, 2015
For all of the backstory and the marginal characters, A Walk Among the Tombstones feels too much like a week spent watching CBS crime procedurals that take themselves way too seriously.
January 6, 2015
There's a lot to like in this movie. This is why it's such a shame that the whole thing was ruined by a few minutes of footage.
January 6, 2015
For all its strengths, A Walk Among the Tombstones consistently falls victim to the Achilles' heel of any film based on a pulpy piece of airport fiction: ham-fistedness.
January 6, 2015
While we're waiting for the release of Taken 3, the man who was Oskar Schindler is keeping us in an action hero frame of mind with the moody-but-essentially-empty A Walk Among the Tombstones.
January 6, 2015
Despite this effort, though, the film still isn't terribly much good.
October 31, 2014
The picture's apparently deeply held belief in its significance ultimately serves as its undoing.
October 31, 2014
... features occasional suspense and a couple of cool plot twists, it seems more concerned with dark potboiler mechanics than anything beneath the surface.
October 17, 2014
It's odd to find a movie in which drug traffickers are, if not good guys, at least sympathetic victims of crimes that are even worse.
October 15, 2014
There doesn't seem to be many layers to unearth in this dour and grizzled adaptation of Lawrence Block's 1992 crime novel.
October 12, 2014
Competently made, this rather bleak film set in the disturbing, ugly reality of drug trafficking and depraved killings, feels rather routine
September 29, 2014
"A Walk Among the Tombstones" is, plain and simple, a Liam Neeson movie.
September 26, 2014
What’s best about A Walk Among the Tombstones is atmospheric...What’s worst about the film is its sense of generic luridness...
September 25, 2014
Despite a visually interesting, but ultimately brutal, opening credit sequence, the film devolves into a conventional detective mystery that quickly becomes long in the tooth.
September 23, 2014
Liam Neeson's good performance only just elevates the general seen-it-before-ness, including a risible appropriation of women's pain for men's redemption.
September 21, 2014
The biggest surprise is the fact that, even after all this time, Neeson still can't do a decent American accent.
September 21, 2014
Fierce and ferocious, it's filled with offensive scenes depicting graphic torture and grisly mutilation of women.
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