Formula 51 Reviews

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January 4, 2018
It's an English movie, with a Hong Kong director, starring Samuel L. Jackson in a kilt. That alone is a surefire formula for just plain fun at the movies.
December 24, 2010
Missing: plot, dialogue, characters.
January 2, 2009
Overdirected, overacted, generally overwrought mess.
August 7, 2008
July 2, 2008
After creating the most addictive drug known to man, Samuel Jackson and Robert Carlyle go on the run looking for a buyer in what turns out to be a joyride of a movie that takes its inspiration from similar films that have come before it.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
August 26, 2004
Tenta desesperadamente ser um novo Jogo, Trapaas e Dois Canos Fumegantes, mas perde o jogo, trapaceia o espectador e este quem entra pelo cano.
August 1, 2003
...starts out well enough, with its quirky directorial touches and even quirkier storyline, but finally becomes just too overwhelming.
June 27, 2003
Elmo touts his drug as being 51 times stronger than coke. If you're looking for a tale of Brits behaving badly, watch Snatch again. It's 51 times better than this.
May 20, 2003
Abnormal amounts of blood, bullets and wanton bodily functions could put the ill on some unsuspecting viewers.
February 21, 2003
With an unusual protagonist (a kilt-wearing Jackson) and subject matter, the improbable "Formula 51" is somewhat entertaining, but it could have been much stronger.
February 8, 2003
...Reeks of a studio trying to cut its losses and make a few bucks before the stiffer competition of Oscar season arrives.
January 2, 2003
Excessive, profane, packed with cartoonish violence and comic-strip characters.
December 8, 2002
November 12, 2002
Une trs, trs mauvaise copie du style Guy Ritchie.
November 5, 2002
Jackson is always watchable.
October 30, 2002
October 28, 2002
Ken Russell would love this. In one scene, we get a stab at soccer hooliganism, a double-barreled rip-off of Quentin Tarantino's climactic shootout - and Meat Loaf explodes.
October 27, 2002
Formula 51 has dulled your senses faster and deeper than any recreational drug on the market.
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