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Olympus Has Fallen Reviews

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April 15, 2016
[The movie] takes delight in its own unoriginality, dancing on the grave of every loud, dumb, preposterous action film of the past twenty years. Without earning any of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 13, 2013
Butler's presence makes perfect sense. He's an empty, mindless vessel. Just like his movie.
Full Review | Original Score: F
April 21, 2013
What the studio's calling 'an action movie' - the Secret Service will call 'a comedy'.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 22, 2013
Does anything say "patriotism" like a lovely marble bust of Abraham Lincoln, smashed over the head of a wounded terrorist?
Full Review | Original Score: * 1/2
August 12, 2013
Olympus Has Fallen is a serious take on a silly premise that strains believability and ultimately can't help being just another forgettable action flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 19, 2013
Take away its swift kicks, severe stabbings, big explosions, and gory headshots and Olympus Has Fallen is just another cookie cutter action film with stale writing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
March 28, 2013
This ludicrous actioner strives to be as loud, violent, and patriotic as possible.
April 26, 2013
Olympus Has Fallen is the stupid, dark fantasy of backward white trash America that needs another domestic threat to trigger war.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 19, 2013
Antoine Fuqua is a dependable action director whose talents will never be maximised while the 1980s continue to be over.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 21, 2013
"Olympus" has a strictly director-for-hire vibe; anyone with access to a Roland Emmerich movie or two (namely "Independence Day") and a mad-libbed action script could have churned out something similar.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 21, 2013
The picture is basically a ground-based version of "Air Force One" with a much higher body count.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 28, 2013
A big, boomy, flag-waving bash of lug-headed escapism.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 21, 2013
There's a single line of dialogue that interrogates America's sanctions against some of the poorest people in the world. And who said this kind of thing couldn't be thought provoking?
April 20, 2013
Having stayed up much of the night to watch the hunt for, and ultimate take down, of Suspect 2 in the Marathon Bombings, it was particularly distressing to watch this vile abomination of a movie whose "relevance" only adds to its dishonor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
April 17, 2013
I was concerned by the stupidity of almost every character within the film. If this is how their real life counterparts would act, we're all doomed.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 21, 2013
It has to be a joke, right?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
March 21, 2013
The cheesy, jingoistic Olympus has all the freshness of a Sylvester Stallone vehicle from 1986 (and some of the special effects to match).
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 18, 2013
A movie that looks like a Die Hard film, feels (sporadically) like a Die Hard film, but lacks the wit and coiled adrenaline that made that series' debut a classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 20, 2013
Not the worst movie Gerry Butler's foisted on us in the last five years.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 24, 2013
The cliché count is neck-and-neck with the body count in this hyperviolent and cheerfully destructive thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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