3 Days to Kill 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...
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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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67

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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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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Don't listen to the critics

By TopBull1
Go see it. Funny, sort of spoofy action movie with an engaging father/daughter story line that ends up being the focus of the movie. It doesn't take itself seriously, nor should you....just sit...

Three days to kill

By lnevillesmith
This was an action packed, edge of the seat movie that combined the softer side of human nature that needs care, love and emotional attachment. It did have the connotations of what our CIA and...

No reaction on the faces of the people who saw the film before me.

By momane
The film had a great title. I really thought this was going to be a really good action film. I didn't like the film. The acting didn't seem realistic, it felt as if they were just reciting their...

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...

3 days to kill is a good Friday Night Movie

By jaxmaas
Thought this movie was entertaining and the plot was good. The action was enough to keep my husband entertained and Costner was enough to keep my attention (over 50). I read in another review that...

Costner's wolf friends would LOVE to see him in 3 Days to Kill!

By patt.bryant
This spectacular movie kept me entertained for the entire 2 hours! Kevin Costner is quite believable as a CIA agent who wishes to be with his family more, but is recruited by a female agent to...

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.....

entertaining

By ojm1
funning witty and a decent entertaining plot. Good eye candy and weapons/ordinance displayed. Automobiles with interesting driving skills are also a plus. Adults, Go see it and enjoy the...

Comedy of Errors

By kershawd
This movie can't make up its mind if it's an action movie or a comedy and it fails at both. Can't even suggest it's a spoof it's so bad at each genre. Save your money....

3 Days to Kill

By gloria_ballard
The movie was not believable. Kevin's character should have died long before the movie ended. He fainted twice in front of the bad guys but because he was the hero he lived another day to kill...

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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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