June 24, 2021
For all its cheesiness, Skyscraper still manages to not be a disaster.
April 29, 2021
All this works because Thurber and The Rock provide 100% commitment, as do the rest of the cast.
February 4, 2021
This is Die Hard in a building, which is exactly what regular Die Hard was in the first place. But this is, like, a really, really big building.
December 8, 2020
As a go-for-broke, full-budget-on-the-screen action movie with a lead you can root for guilt-free, Skyscraper rises above.
December 7, 2020
Amidst the slipping and dangling and shooting, the escalating hazards and accomplishments graduate to comical proportions.
November 4, 2020
The Pearl is a pretty impressive set piece. The production designers went all out with how they designed the inside of the skyscraper with lavish greenery and some cool tricks and optical illusions.
September 23, 2020
Likely has enough going for it to please a good majority of Johnson's loyal fans.
August 30, 2020
It is a success in delivering a well-made escape that locks you in your seat and gives you a slap on the back as it says 'enjoy the ride.'
August 29, 2020
Sorry, folks, this skyscraper crumbles. And yet, after all the smoke has cleared, after all the dust has settled, the "millions ... and millions" of Rock's fans will still be chanting his name.
July 25, 2020
The film lacks requisite self-aware humor or outward stupidity, and . . . Thurber straddles the unfortunate line of taking his work just too seriously.
July 22, 2020
The vertigo-inducing thriller delivers a forgettable popcorn feast. There is a sense of déjà vu here and not even Johnson's charisma can spark a flame of excitement into this CGI blaze.
July 14, 2020
Skyscraper is a by-the-book summer popcorn actioner that hits all the right notes to be a fun crowd pleaser...Yes, it uses a lot of your action film clichés, but, let's face it, so do the majority of entries in the genre.
June 30, 2020
Honestly, if watching The Rock hang off of a flaming building over the Hong Kong skyline sounds like a movie that interests you, you'll probably enjoy "Skyscraper." And for good and ill, it delivers what it promises.
June 17, 2020
he bulk of Skyscraper is about the impressive special effects, impossible stunts, and better-than-average (especially for an action film) use of all of the major players in terms of avoiding making them all one-note creations.
March 20, 2020
Skyscraper has such potential, fifty percent of which is squandered by its misunderstanding of how cinematic thrills should work (at least to my taste).