On Deadly Ground Reviews

September 5, 2014
What a Renaissance Man, that Steven Seagal. He lumbers, he sermonizes, he directs!
September 5, 2014
Unfortunately Seagal, who also makes his directing debut with this script, is no match for Caine. His on-screen personality is petulant and humorless, his voice so grating you want to reach for a mute button.
September 5, 2014
Although you could certainly wish that Seagal and his writers... could have found less preachy ways to express themselves, On Deadly Ground is otherwise lively entertainment for action fans.
September 7, 2011
''I didn't want to resort to violence. I didn't have a choice,'' [Seagal] says; a greater man might have said, ''Make my day.''
February 25, 2009
This is a vanity production parading as a social statement.
January 26, 2006
In contrast to his short, sharp fighting style, Seagal's presentation of the human conflicts and underlying issues consists of vague, sweeping gestures.
May 20, 2003
You can't preach about preserving the environment and make movies full of sludge.
January 1, 2000
Martial arts maven Seagal has long been on deadly ground with critics, and this, his directorial debut, is likely to keep him there.
January 1, 2000
The less said about Joan Chen, the better. To say that her talents are wasted is to understate the matter.