Creed II Reviews

December 21, 2018
Creed II fits the mold of every Rocky sequel-competent, entertaining, and a little passionless
November 30, 2018
Ryan Coogler, having gone on to bigger and bigger things, steps aside and lets relative newcomer Steven Caple, Jr. do the job of mixing the beats of Rocky III and Rocky IV into a smooth groove for the son of Apollo Creed (Michael B. Jordan).
November 28, 2018
It is a solid movie that further cements Jordan as a star, and that's mostly because of how he portrays Donnie's personal development.
November 27, 2018
The film simmers before it explodes, and it often, it maintains the slow burn for a moment too long in the quieter moments between family members. But when Caple really lets "Creed II" run wild, it's breathtaking.
November 25, 2018
The whole thing just ... works.
November 23, 2018
There was a great movie in "Creed II," one that peeked out every now and then beneath the suffocating blanket of clichés.
November 22, 2018
If the results aren't as artful as those by Creed director Ryan Coogler (Steven Caple Jr. steps in), they still feel earned.
November 21, 2018
Even though we've seen this movie before (and more than once), there's a strong beating heart to this franchise.
Top Critic
November 21, 2018
Rocky movies are a genre within a genre, and their audiences expect or even demand they be 95 percent predictable. So when they're even ten percent surprising - a generous estimate of Creed II's novelty quotient - it feels like a win.
November 21, 2018
Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone again provide a potent one-two combo, in a movie filled with nostalgic callbacks that make the most of the franchise's durable formula.