• Released
  • August 2, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 49 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 4,887 Fan Ratings

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
2 Guns is a much-needed reminder that the best summer surprises can come when you least expect them.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Pure charisma is sometimes the best special effect. That’s what Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg bring to 2 Guns, and after a season full of superhero duds, they deliver a crucial dose of cool.
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By William Goss
In a season stuffed with empty eye candy, 2 Guns comes along as something of a welcome burrito — plenty satisfying and hardly nutritious.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
With a sharp and funny if sometimes convoluted script by Blake Masters and slick, pulpy direction from Baltasar Kormakur, and of course that first-rate cast, 2 Guns rises above standard action fare.
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By James Berardinelli
The movie is loud, fun, quick moving, and features some nice acting turns.
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By Scott Foundas
Kormakur shows he knows his way around an action movie better than most, keeping the pace quick, the banter lively and the old-school, mostly CGI-free thrills delivering right on schedule.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
The picture survives its excesses thanks to winning chemistry between stars Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, who animate banter-heavy dialogue and click so well one wonders why they haven't shared the screen before.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The actors — including Patton as Bobby's DEA colleague and sometime fling — cannot act what is not there. But with Washington, Wahlberg, Olmos and Paxton around jockeying for dominance, the standoffs have their moments.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
By its conclusion the story has worked so hard to be twisting and clever that it runs out of steam and becomes outlandish, marked by a surplus of violence — too often casual and gratuitous — for what essentially is a buddy cop movie.
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Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
This is a here today, gone tomorrow trifle, albeit one with lots of gunplay. In midsummer, that may be enough, but it's still a shame that 2 Guns shoots so many blanks.
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