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The Grey Reviews

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October 23, 2017
Overall, The Grey is a solid movie that thinks a bit deeper than the usual action movie does and it features a strong performance from Neeson.
September 18, 2017
Liam Neeson can always be depended upon to give a good performance, regardless of the material, but here he truly excels.
September 11, 2017
The Grey isn't just about hunted men, although this does provide plenty of relentless tension throughout the film, but about the will to live.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 30, 2017
Jack London cozies up to Frederick Nietzsche in The Grey, a sweaty-palmed action film about survival of the fittest.
February 13, 2017
While The Grey exhibits a highly commendable mastery of storytelling and an innate balance of suspense and introspective reflection, the film has failings that can be hard to overlook.
July 1, 2016
Director Joe Carnahan says, 'If you're afraid of wild animals or plane travel, this movie will put you off for a good, long time.' Really? One wants to know -- why is that a good thing?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 3, 2015
This movie is awesome.
September 25, 2013
"The Grey" is a film that reminds us how fortunate we are to be sitting in a theater or at home on the couch and not suffering frostbite, hypoxia and being in the dastardly predicament of having giant wolf fangs ripping our innards inside out.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 20, 2013
In the case of The Grey, less would have decidedly been more.
March 4, 2013
It's 'Man vs Wild Wolf' in this suspenseful Alaskan survival film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 8, 2013
The Grey remains a genuinely gripping survival story and a refreshing change from stale urban action flicks.
January 8, 2013
The Grey is an exciting, if uneven, paean to the macho ideal.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
January 8, 2013
Both visceral and thoughtful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 8, 2013
Carnahan's gripping yet grim thriller is either a masterpiece of reflective cinema, or a bleak, inexcusably nihilistic bid to transcend movie tropes by alienating the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 30, 2012
A noteworthy performance from Liam Neeson keeps the character moments engaging and the man vs. nature scenarios offer a number of memorable sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 17, 2012
There are points where you can feel the filmmakers really trying to get their point across, only to have it lost again in a film that gets its story stuck in a rut.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2012
The Grey is a cool action film with a heart and soul, which is refreshing to see in a January release.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 22, 2012
A bold, uncompromising film that can't be dismissed as mere entertainment, no matter how thrilling it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 10, 2012
One of the most complex action thrillers of the last ten years...
May 22, 2012
May very well be the best thrill ride of the year even after August. Don't miss it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.5/10
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