September 14, 2020
Ridiculously schlocky, relentlessly spirited, overloaded with action, and immensely entertaining in the popcorn flick kind of way.
December 10, 2019
There's not a lot that can save Lockout from being what it is: 94 minutes of mindless fun.
November 26, 2019
Lock and load! Don't get locked out of Lockout. And yes....I want my sequel now.
January 8, 2019
An adrenaline fuelled amalgamation of frantic thrill-per-minute action with the claustrophobic tension of a futuristic thriller.
September 7, 2018
For a night of shameless entertainment and explosions, Lockout is a winning choice.
October 23, 2017
I'm not looking for revelatory performances from actors in bad action movies, but I do need to feel like they're participating and not phoning it in.
July 1, 2016
You might find it to be thoroughly clichd and utterly predictable. But it's not boring. That's largely thanks to Guy Pearce.
June 30, 2013
The dialogue between the two leads and Guy Pearce's pleasant performance make this sci-di drama worth seeing.
March 4, 2013
They don't make 'em like this anymore, except when they do and you remember why they stopped. Daft, but broadly enjoyable if you're in a charitable mood.
November 5, 2012
Lean, fun, smart without overthinking things and always equipped with a one-liner, Lockout is refreshingly free of the bull**** that plagues so many genre films.
September 27, 2012
Lockout succeeds as a result of Pearce - who delivers an enjoyable, albeit snide, performance as a government agent turned one-man-army.
September 15, 2012
While Lockout matches Luc Besson's other film projects in its devotion to being nothing more than a slick, uncomplicated spectacle, the film's ridiculously botched execution and lazy action sequences make it ultimately fall short.
August 30, 2012
struggles to overcome the many disparate clichs thrown together by the filmmakers.
August 22, 2012
[Seems] like the kind of exciting low-concept action schlock that producer Luc Besson could have engineered in his sleep. Maybe he had indigestion that night.
July 17, 2012
Lockout is a film derivative of several notable genre classics, but the film does offer some entertainment value.
May 23, 2012
Whenever Guy Pearce's Snow is on screen, the film's a fun, brainless, action flick with a main character that deserves a better movie.