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Worth seeking out for only the most hardcore of Margot Robbie completists, Terminal lives down to the medical definition of its title in dreadfully derivative fashion.



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Average Rating: 2.9/5

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In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, Terminal follows the twisting tales of two assassins carrying out a sinister mission, a teacher battling a fatal illness, an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress leading a dangerous double life. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night as their lives all intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind hell-bent on revenge.

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  • Robbie's serviceable accent is one of the few things this deeply uninteresting take on hardboiled noir gets right.

    Jul 4, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Cath Clarke

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  • Zero stars, you read right! How did Vaughn Stein ever persuade Margot Robbie to star in a script that plays like something Quentin Tarantino upchucked after watching Blade Runner while reading Alice in Wonderland and ingesting too many hallucinogens?

    May 12, 2018 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…
  • Assuming for a second that anyone will ever pay real money to see it, what they'll get is a turgid, pretentious, and incomprehensible existential joke.

    May 11, 2018 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…

    Rex Reed

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  • The final 15 minutes or so of Terminal are flat-out nutso.

    May 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The strength of the stylistic elements and Robbie's performance aren't sufficient to overcome the deficiencies of an initially derivative and ultimately off-kilter narrative.

    May 11, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • What's Terminal about? It's about 90 minutes. That's a cheap shot, but since the film doesn't establish a baseline of reality, it's hard to pick out a premise.

    May 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Terminal

It's the neon-noir wannabe Guy Ritchie hitman drama on Nic Winding Refn overload you never thought you needed, and you still don't. Margot Robbie plays her usual overly-pert bad girl schtick with a bad cockney accent "Oi guvna ello ello". Mike Meyers hams it up. Simon Pegg is unusually unlikeable. It's a short movie with seemingly no end yet with twists you can see coming an hour away. It's just a busy barrage of cutesy edginess that is smugly self-satisfied with its mediocrity.

K Nife Churchkey
K Nife Churchkey

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I absolutely, totally, completely, 100% understand why people don't like Terminal, that makes perfect sense to me. It was basically made for me and even I'm pretty mixed on it. But what I don't get is the number of people throwing out half star reviews. That's literally the lowest possible rating, I just don't see how Terminal is a tie for world's worst movie. My expectations were pretty middling, and they were just more or less reached.

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Gimly M.

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