• Released
  • October 28, 2011
  • (NY, LA)
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Suspense/Thriller
60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Aside from some character-defining flashbacks, a godawful score and sweat-enhancing color photography, it's the same movie as before - a divertingly tense yet superficial time-waster.
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38

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
While the original was an art-house success, this English-language redo, now getting a one-week run after sitting on the shelf for a year and a half, doesn't measure up.
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35

Movieline

This is a lumpy, dumb, suspenseless thing that sometimes scarcely feels finished.
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33

The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
For a film about a "sport" where every competition is literally a matter of life and death, the oddly inert, suspense-free 13 is strangely lacking in urgency.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

As leaden as the bullets whose random behavior it revolves around, Géla Babluani's 13 fails to recapture the sweaty tension of his original 13 Tzameti, a French import that reeked of style and first-timer ambition.
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30

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
What does it add up to? Nothing much. A tense, paranoid nightmare with a chilly metaphysical overview has been trampled into a blustering, bad cartoon.
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30

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
A starry cast and glossier production values simply work against the black-and-white original's strengths in this stillborn thriller about a deadly game of chance.
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30

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Lumbers, stumbles, and blows all its secrets at the outset.
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25

Slant Magazine

The filmmakers are so generally clueless about getting the most out of a provocative concept that it's like running into a subtextual brick wall.
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29 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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