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The Tourist Reviews

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
A silly inane story lacking strong characters and ay sense of adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
January 16, 2013
A creaking "star vehicle" for two stars who should have known better, and maybe had a little chemistry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeff Beck
September 22, 2012
[The Tourist] is very entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable from the very start and doesn't let up until the screen goes black, which is something that very few films are able to pull off nowadays.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
August 30, 2011
Overall an interesting and at times very gripping film, but one that perhaps could have done with taking a few more risks
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Stella Papamichael
Digital Spy
July 14, 2011
It's a self-conscious attempt at a Hollywood caper with the mix of comedy, romance and conspiracy watered down to the point where you can see straight through it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
May 3, 2011
Depp and Jolie together create a chemical black hole. They couldn't produce sparks with dry hair and a comb.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Jason Best
Movie Talk
May 3, 2011
The Tourist certainly looks fabulous - as befits the setting, the stars and the gorgeous costumes . The trouble is that Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's movie is far too elegant to break into a sweat ... The viewer's pulse doesn't quicken.
Dave White
April 4, 2011
Something has gone really, really wrong here.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Eric Melin
April 3, 2011
I'm afraid the stars' vacation videos are probably more interesting than this poorly handled mistaken-identity caper, which isn't funny enough to be a comedy or dramatic enough to be a thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Sean Axmaker
March 26, 2011
... somehow this lavish light thriller stumbles through the set pieces and bobbles the star chemistry.
R. L. Shaffer
March 23, 2011
An incredibly dull low-key thriller barely driven by its two A-list leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Coco Forsythe
Future Movies UK
February 18, 2011
On paper, The Tourist sounds like a dream film -- two of the hottest actors alive, in a charmingly frothy romantic crime caper set in one of the most beautiful cities on earth. So why didn't it come alive on screen?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Shaun Munro
What Culture
February 10, 2011
The Tourist is best considered an expensive travel ad for Venice rather than the sexy, action-packed, sassy thriller we were all hoping for.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Roger Tennis
February 6, 2011
The Tourist is a mildly pleasant cinematic journey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
January 21, 2011
Teria sido melhor acompanhar a viagem da personagem em tempo real até a cidade italiana do que vê-la percorrendo sonâmbula as maquinações estúpidas de um roteiro sabotado pela falta de entusiasmo de um cineasta com preguiça.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Steve Newall
January 11, 2011
Hampered by its lack of narrative tension or palpable sense of romance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anders Wotzke
January 5, 2011
About as much fun as standing in line at Customs for hours after a long-haul flight.
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 4, 2011
Whenever Jolie entered a room, I found my attention wandering to the European extras, whose heads keep turning to watch her. They seemed far more enchanted by her than I was. Maybe you had to be there.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Joshua Starnes
December 30, 2010
It is disheartening on a profound level to see a group of talented actors and filmmakers come together at the height of their powers and produce something of such soul-killing drudgery as The Tourist.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)
December 29, 2010
While this farcical thriller can certainly be classified as a no-brainer, it is only on the grounds of sustained mindlessness that the tag truly sticks.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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