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Armored Reviews

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
November 17, 2011
| Original Score: 1/5
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
December 7, 2009
An unabashed B movie: basic, brutal and sometimes clumsy, but far from dumb, and not bad at all.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times
December 7, 2009
Armored won't win any prizes, but it does offer comforting evidence that there's still room for a well-crafted B movie among CG-laden spectacles.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Cliff Doerksen
Chicago Reader
December 7, 2009
This unambitious caper flick takes a while to get moving but gradually develops a modest meat-and-potatoes appeal, compromised in the third act by a whopping and perfectly avoidable plot hole.
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Nick Pinkerton
L.A. Weekly
December 7, 2009
Antal is never much beyond serviceable here, but he does make a chase-duel between two entirely identical armored cars almost decipherable, which is no mean feat.
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
December 4, 2009
It's a film without twists, where everything is what it seems, and when the mess has been resolved, it's even at a loss for a proper denouement. Armored just ends-and with it, so does the access to plush chairs and free air conditioning.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
December 4, 2009
It isn't bulletproof by a long shot, but director Nimrod Antal's grungy gang-of-thieves pic is tough and, for this genre, surprisingly ethical.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
December 4, 2009
Over-familiar and industrial, a factory film made because a recycled script, minimal budget, a location, a grab-bag cast and some armored trucks were available.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
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Clark Collis
Entertainment Weekly
December 4, 2009
Alas, Armored is one predictable and forgettable movie that should consider itself very lucky not to have gone straight to DVD.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
December 4, 2009
An initially intriguing plot line makes a messy getaway in this throwback heist movie.
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Rob Nelson
Variety
December 4, 2009
A so-so heist-gone-awry thriller, light on the thrills, Armored doesn't exactly take its audience captive.
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James Rocchi
MSN Movies
December 4, 2009
Like the guards in the film, Armored knows it has a job to do, and established procedures to follow, and that it's just another day at the office. But if a job is worth doing, it's worth doing well ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5