The November Man Synopsis
Code named ‘The November Man’, Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An efficient, if not exactly inspiring, espionage thriller, full of high-tech gadgetry (surveillance drones! flash drives!) and low-tech...
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A nicely-made action-thriller, one with analog car chases and non-digital explosions, like a long tall glass of cold water in a world that...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A predictable espionage thriller undercut further by loose ends left dangling, November Man is worth seeing only for Pierce Brosnan's...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Though the film's cat-and-mouse scenes hardly compare to those in a Bourne movie, they're enjoyable and only occasionally ridiculous.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Although The November Man shows us some attractive people in motion, the cumulative effect leaves us neither shaken nor stirred.
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By Matt Zoller Seitz
The November Man wants to be taken seriously, except when it doesn't. This creates viewer whiplash. The movie is confused and often...
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Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Sadly, the film rapidly devolves into an AARP version of a Jason Bourne-like vendetta, only bloodier and less meaningful.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The November Man is one of those thrillers that grows progressively more incoherent, and it simply isn’t fast enough to glide over its...
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Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
In their engaging, fast-paced and ultimately ludicrous combo of espionage and mayhem, the makers of The November Man give us a very...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Even in the lazy days of late August, this movie is hardly worth the price of popcorn.
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Very Good

By MattNM
Though this movie does not have all. the heavy conputer effects or dual speed motion high action techniques all too common today, it is a refreshing step back a bit into movie roots back before all...


By thedoctor777
Highly suspenseful and will keep you on the edge of your seat. There are many twist and turns that will surprise you. Super well written and directed. The acting is marvelous and the locations are...

Don't Trust the Critics

By jlm96
Despite the critics rating this movie as a low level action film, I felt that the film was the best film Brosnan has done besides maybe GoldenEye. It had a great plot with plenty of action to keep...

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By marmentani111
it was a old-school action suspense thriller with a twist at end!!!And it ended with a bang!!!!...

Save your money

By bobboehmer
I love Pierce but this movie was written badly and ol Pierce looks to old for this action....


By Viking48
Great movie. Had to really think about all the characters and scenarios to know who the good and bad guys are. Acting was very good, editing right on, and the mix of action and story beautifully...

Non stop action

By lennynj
We enjoyed it. A no-brainier non stop action. Good entertainment... After all, not expecting brain surgery here! Critics might rip it apart but for us it moved right along, enjoyably....


By grholder
I loved the action, acting, and plot!...

Hollow plot

By backpackerfrasiers

Excellent! Exciting and moving

By sanvern
Was on the edge of my seat most of the time. A lot of twist and turns, think I want to see it again for anything I missed. It is pretty fast moving, so keep up.. It has been a long time since I...

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Rated R | For Brief Drug Use, A Sexual Assault, Language, Sexuality/Nudity and Strong Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says So-so spy thriller has bloody violence, sex, drinking.
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