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Executive Decision Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 13, 2011
A smart, adult thriller...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 30, 2007
It finally gives us what Hollywood has been threatening for years, the movie nobody was waiting for: Airport '96.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
A nerve-racking thriller that's more topical today than it was in 1996.
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
December 22, 2004
Take a late-blooming action star and an action hero whose career is in a downslide, and you get an action film seriously lacking in... action.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
November 6, 2004
Laughably, inexcusably, abjectly awful. How can I even count the ways?
| Original Score: 0/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
May 20, 2003
Satisfying junk food.
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
April 22, 2003
Seagal's best movie - due largely in part to the fact that he's barely in it.
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003
Although the formula may be old, it is expertly handled.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
January 22, 2003
A dishearteningly jingoistic thriller, saved by sharp action scenes and a few decent surprises.
| Original Score: 3/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
December 4, 2002
Russell plays this role very well, relying more on his intellectual image than muscles in the same manner as his character who uses more brain and less physical power to achieve his task.
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 22, 2002
Adrenalin-pumping political thriller that doesn't let up from start to finish.
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 27, 2002
Entertaining b-level actioner that succeeds by the way it utilizes Seagal.
| Original Score: 3/5
Susan Lambert
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
The great thing about the movie is that, although it's ludicrously predictable along the lines of every 'Die Hard on a [name your vehicle],' the filmmakers still manage to wring every scene for the most thrills possible.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
It seems to bring up more questions than could possibly be answered in a two-hour movie, but all of the pieces start to fall into place as the movie picks up speed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
A good, taut movie for red-meat action audiences.
| Original Score: 4/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
For uncomplicated excitement, the film offers a solid one-hundred thirty minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A movie for people who are sophisticated enough to know how shameless the film is, but fun-loving enough to enjoy its excesses and manic zeal.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Richard Harrington
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Deliciously turbulent.
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Executive Decision is just about what you'd expect in the action genre.
| Original Score: 3/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
The film is well done, well executed and the best action film to come along in a long while.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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