• Released
  • February 21, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 57 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 2,011 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An elite government hit man recieves news that he has a terminal disease, giving up his high stakes life to finally build a relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger. But when his agency offers him an experimental, potentially life-saving drug in exchange for one last mission, it's an offer he can't refuse.

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Without Costner’s movie star equity, this thing could have fallen apart in the first 30 minutes. He keeps us involved, even as we’re...
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
3 Days to Kill might not be art, but it's better than most of the overtly violent action fare that litters the multiplexes these days,...
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Daft and sloppy as it is, 3 Days rarely fails to entertain.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Like Liam Neeson's "Taken" series, Costner's 3 Days to Kill finds its absentee-dad action hero facing off against hordes of goons and...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
It’s all absurd in a way that is typical Besson. But it’s also undeniably entertaining, and it marks a relatively pain-free way to kill, if...
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58

Film.com

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The film’s tone is wildly uneven.
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50

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Although it’s not impossible to mix humor and violence, as “Midnight Run” proves, it isn’t easy — as 3 Days to Kill proves. Points for...
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50

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
By any reasonable standard, 3 Days to Kill is a terrible movie: incoherent, crudely brutal, dumbly retrograde in its geo- and gender...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Actually, the only truly obnoxious thing about 3 Days to Kill is that the violent scenes are more congenial than the family scenes, because...
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38

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
The result is a convoluted mess that has one good twist and two good car chases. But it's hardly enough to bring this spy flick in from the...
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3 days to kill

By wrangler544
Great film, lots of action and some moving family moments, if you've ever had a teenage daughter you'll appreciate this movie. And of course, the critics panned this movie so that just about...

Poorly made movie

By ajbseb
Disjointed and uncoordinated movie. Story had potential however lack of character development, reason for some character actions and a disjointed editing process made the movie a d+ at best.....

One of the worst movies I have seen in a loooong time.

By jacobsonjodi
Horrible movie. Stupid plot, unbelievably bad dialogue (just so pat and mundane I can't even waste time describing it) and really poor acting. The whole thing was stupid. Don't waste your money or...

Light and fun

By vlamorim
Great movie to take you out of reality but maybe this is the real reality. Did not like that my girfriend told me I look like Kevin Costner and he definitely do not look his best in this movie, not...

Funning, thrilling and lots of heart

By notmichelle908
This was a great date movie and a great movie in general. A fun story with a lots of heart and suspense as well. Who cares what other people say. You can't go wrong with Kevin Costner... ever!...

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Rated PG-13 | For for language, intense sequences of violence, intense sequences of action and some sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Decent lightweight action film packed with shooting.
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