75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Broody fun.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Freeman gives his overwrought, over-familiar scenes an unlikely shot of intelligence and dignity that cuts through the formulas and almost makes them work.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
A thriller is only as good as its villain is bad, and this is the film's problem.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The script is so ridiculous that nothing rings true.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Efficient, but in the end quite pedestrian.
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
It's instantly devoured and quickly forgotten.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Alex Cross has been neutered on film, deprived of his sexuality, his family, his friends.
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47

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
With the dependably compelling Freeman present, even its worst moments are not unwatchable.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Freeman, a superb actor, creates the illusion of drama even when there is none.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Wesley Morris
Relentlessly bland.
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42 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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