Maximum Risk Reviews

August 1, 2017
Gets in as many car chases, martial arts fights and explosions as it can while it eschews emotion.
November 2, 2008
The plot holds together pretty well, which is not always the case in Van Damme's movies, and does not require the concoction of labored explanations for his pronounced accent.
July 8, 2008
It's a visceral delight that refuses to be deterred by niceties of plot or character consistency and prefers sweat to emotion.
September 25, 2003
For sweet bloody thrills, this one beats the summer blockbuster competition hands-down.
April 27, 2003
Premium Van Damme...Henstridge is eye-poppingly appealing
April 16, 2003
Those who approach Maximum Risk with minimal expectations will, in the end, experience at least the occasional pleasant surprise.
June 18, 2002
Zesty chases and Van Damme's always exciting fights scenes fit well within a story that carries more intrigue than the average kick-and-crash extravaganzas.
February 14, 2001
Lam not only handles the bravura action set pieces with ease but also a capable international cast as colorful and varied as the film's many locales.
January 1, 2000
Lam brings a welcome kinetic energy to the chase scenes, and his action has that fast and furious quality unique to Hong Kong films.
January 1, 2000
From start to finish, Maximum Risk presents spectacular stunts choreographed and coordinated by Charles Picerni and some hair-raising, stomach-churning automotive chases attributed to Remy Julienne, the French master of the art.