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Bullet to the Head Reviews

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February 8, 2013
Stallone and Hill make the often-corny dialogue sound not only plausible but weirdly logical.
February 8, 2013
With a cracked-asphalt voice, a shaved-wildebeest hide, the veined musculature of Swamp Thing and the apparent flexibility of a tree trunk, the aging Sylvester Stallone remains a commanding, amusing and somewhat awe-inspiring screen presence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 7, 2013
Thanks to Hill's directorial brio and some hot-wired one liners, Stallone can still put bad folks out of their misery real fast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2013
This is a very violent police action film, and that is all you can expect from it.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 7, 2013
Not a classic action film, but it's a decent genre entry and the fight scenes are worth the price of admission.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 5, 2013
The filmmakers must see this as idea laundering - if a movie comes from a French graphic novel inspired by American movies, then it's not really stolen moronic movie junk. It's French!
Full Review | Original Score: 5
February 5, 2013
It's not a terrible movie, merely a mediocre one.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 5, 2013
Don't bother with plot coherence or plausibility - if you're going to a Stallone film for logic, then you're in the wrong theater.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 5, 2013
More curdled nostalgia than cinematic excitement.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
February 4, 2013
Hill's eye for back alley scuzz is as strong as ever, but the story, adapted from a French graphic novel by Alexis Nolent, is so die-cut it gives neither him nor Stallone anything to work with.
February 4, 2013
This is hard-R action done old-school style. If that's your game, then gather up and throw in.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 4, 2013
Sylvester Stallone plays to his base in a gratifying return to the action genre
February 4, 2013
[D]amn near the most unwatchable piece of junk I've seen that hasn't gone straight to DVD or late-night cable. It's barely even a movie, in fact -- it's more like a meatbrawl...
February 4, 2013
Jason Mamoa also impressed me as the villain; all his sins for "Conan the Barbarian" are forgiven and hopefully the climactic axe fight will prove to Stallone that we have a new Expendable cast member the next time around.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 4, 2013
The fights are worth the price of admission (come on people, there's an axe fight!), but as a movie "Bullet to the Head" can't get up there with Sly's other recent endeavors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 4, 2013
Bullet to the Head is a blunt movie with a blunt star. It's also bluntly entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/5
February 4, 2013
Even watched in an indulgent frame of mind, this is dull, retrograde rubbish.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 4, 2013
On its own degenerate terms, the movie works.
February 3, 2013
Over 30 years ago, Stallone passed on appearing in two of Hill's early masterworks, The Driver and 48 Hrs. Hill and his admirers should count themselves fortunate.
February 3, 2013
It's a series of fight scenes that build to a climax that is surprisingly unsatisfying in the way it ultimately plays out.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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