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½ March 26, 2017
loves simon phoenix.. great old school.. real threat villan.. stallone was always the one to call on in early 90's for a hit... nice storyline. nice props... good movie.. can watch more than once..
March 25, 2017
putting asides the plot holes (clear one: the entire planet was ruled by DR.cocteau or it was just this futuristic city?) its a fun action movie.
March 25, 2017
B movie. Really terrible B movie. Sandra is funny, but she doesn't save it from the truly awfulness that it is.
½ March 13, 2017
A slightly above average funny sci-fi actioner that pays small homage to the classic Aldous Huxley novel, A Brave New World. It never takes itself too seriously but earnest performances by Stallone and Bulluock coupled with a wonderfully over the top Snipes that pushes it from slightly above average to early 90s action classic. One of Stallone's best of the decade. A great double feature with Cliffhanger, Stallone's best of the 90s.
March 6, 2017
Far better and more clever than its initial reception.
February 16, 2017
Not too surprisingly, the film's futuristic aspects are mostly just awkward and hit their target - presumably laughter - only partially. On the other hand, "Demolition Man" occasionally appears to be a meta, self-sarcastic treat, with references to Jackie Chan and Arnold and the uproariously funny "I'm a seamstress" 'subplot'. Of course, it all comes down to the action, which features enough demolitions to water your eyes. Also on the plus side, Snipes and Leary are visibly having a blast.
January 31, 2017
It's good movie to watch
January 20, 2017
This movie is far better now than it was back in 1993. The film's future of 2032 is more focused on the greater good for the group, not unlike our modern world. Compare it to the 90's when things were more about the individual. People didn't care what happened to other people. But now, more than ever, people care more about what happens to others. The thing about this movie is that, aside from Phoenix, there is no real antagonist or villain. The citizens of San Angeles and the underground rebels have good and bad people, and neither side is 100% right or wrong. Both sides have heroes and villains. This is a very smart movie disguised as a dumb dick flick, and it is a rockin' good time.
December 21, 2016
Good and bad. Bad acting. Plot that makes no sense but OH so fun...
November 30, 2016
While not a 5-Star masterpiece, the film is a fun, thought provoking and action filled adventure with great performances by Nigel Hawthorne, Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes and Sandra Bullock. The film is somewhat flawed, but has no major flaws that jump to mind, the message is put forward in a not too subtle or heavy handed way. In the end demolition man is a good fun film with a plot that aged better than any other.
September 20, 2016
one of Stallone's best! Wesley Snipes is great as Simon and Sandra is hilarious in one of her earlier roles. not a perfect movie but so much fun and still holds up today.
September 10, 2016
Silly, goofy, ultra-violent, over-the-top fun. The future "utopia" is one of the most terrifying things I've seen: It's an ultra-sanitized utopia where everyone is super happy, physical touch is a thing of the past (which leads to goofy handshakes and sex being outlawed), violence is almost nonexistent, swearing is outlawed (you can get fined just for saying Hell), and the most popular songs are old commercial jingles. You can imagine what happens when a completely insane psychotic criminal from the past is de-thawed and escapes into the future world. The cops of the future are not equipped to properly deal with such violence, so they thaw out the criminal's past captor, a supercop who was known for destroying everything in sight while on the job (hence his nickname "Demolition Man"). Sandra Bullock is pretty awful, Rob Schneider makes a brief cameo appearance, and Glenn Shadix (the colorful psychic from Beetlejuice) plays a supporting role. Directed by a man who would only direct one other film, and written by a team of writers, the film is kind of surprisingly brilliant (and a bit painful at times, but that's kind of the point). Demolition Man is a film that is trying to be as goofy and cheesy as possible (At least, I'm pretty sure it is) and it seems to want to bring the audience in on the joke. It's certainly not a great film, but it makes for a super entertaining watch.
September 2, 2016
A better-than-average, dumb '90s action flick. Some social satire, and the fact that 'Demolition Man' never takes itself too seriously, allows one to check their brain and have fun with it. Snipes makes for an energetic bad guy here, and Stallone pulls off a mostly successful action role for himself outside of Rocky or Rambo.
½ August 28, 2016
Superb allstars cast, nice storyline and an enjoyable way to kill off that Sunday evening.
½ August 20, 2016
Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes charisma together in this over the top sci-fi film alone are enough to warrant a watch. The world is a little unrealistic and it's hard to put yourself in this future as if it could be a real one. However, if you can put that aside I think you will find an enjoyable, charming, and unique 90's action movie fit for any fan of that genre.
June 28, 2016
Saw this movie when I was a kid, I loved it then, love it now
June 8, 2016
Stallone Vs. Snipes is the best Rocky has ever looked in a fight scene.
June 5, 2016
Nostalgic action movie from the 90s with Stallone in his best.
May 27, 2016
Demolition Man gives good action, solid performances, and a fleshed-out concept and message, that holds up well enough to get over the chessiness of the time of its release
½ May 10, 2016
Brainless, but quirky and funny enough to warrant a watch.
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