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True Lies Reviews

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July 15, 2014
Writer/director James Cameron has made his fair share of groundbreaking, great movies, but pound for pound True Lies is his most flat-out entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: A
May 24, 2011
Proves that throwing everything at the camera sometimes works a treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 17, 2009
Far be it from me to say that True Lies isn't a fun lark of an action-comedy, but it could stand to be a lot more fun and a lot more larking.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
December 11, 2009
James Cameron is able to present his usual high-impact action, pushing the film out of the realm of simple Bond spoofing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 11, 2009
An affectionate homage to James Bond movies, ratcheted up to meet the action/adventure expectations of today's audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 11, 2009
If the Gulf War gave you an insatiable taste for burning oil and burning Arabs, this extravaganza will tide you over for at least a couple of days.
January 23, 2009
Providing its share of fun in stretches, pic ultimately overstays its welcome with a level of mayhem that will simply feel like too much for any marginal fan of the genre.
September 19, 2007
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Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
August 5, 2007
I've said it before, and I'll go on saying it unless he flips out and does an Edith Wharton adaptation: Nobody does action like James Cameron.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 9, 2007
Though not as irksome and irritating as Schwarzenegger's Last Action Hero, this James Cameron actioner is more of a big technical machine than a story which is senseless.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 24, 2006
Half the time, this hi-tech action movie delivers, in a mindless kind of way: it's fast, crude and has enough explosions and cartoon-style violence to satisfy our baser instincts.
March 4, 2006
One of the best mega-budgeted summer blockbusters of the modern era. A deft blend of thrilling action and edgy comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
April 17, 2005
The comedic bits fall flat - but the action sequences are quite outlandish.
| Original Score: 3/5
October 14, 2004
Awnode's best balanced spy games.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 24, 2004
Could stand to have about 30 minutes excised -- but the final one-liner is classic.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 26, 2004
Good action sequences marred by a mean-spirited, misanthropic tone.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 5, 2004
A thrilling adventure with many laughs along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 5, 2003
Although it's Cameron's weakest feature, it's still pretty good.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2003
As this comedy of manners unfolds, it is played for all-out action as well as satiric humor.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 6, 2003
Cameron's otherwise enjoyable romp is ruined by the appalling treatment of its leading lady. I don't use the word 'misogynist' lightly, but...
| Original Score: 2/5
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