Annapolis Synopsis
An impoverished young man uses his boxing skills to make his dreams come true.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Directing Annapolis is Justin Lin, whose previous feature was the irresponsible high-school comedy thriller "Better Luck Tomorrow." This...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

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Compellingly reserved and inscrutable at the start, Franco starts to lose us by the second hour, when his character's still not showing up...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The result is two competing films, one about a failure's struggle to succeed in the Brigade Championships, the academy's boxing tournament,...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Packing in enough cliches for a dozen movies, this drama about a sensitive young man trying to achieve his dreams via the U.S. Naval...
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50

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
It's really just "Rocky" in gleaming dress whites.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A formulaic, predictable and yet reasonably likable picture.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
This isn't as much a movie as it is a recipe for a cinematic casserole in which the ingredients are clichés and rip-offs.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A hopeless if harmless boxing picture whose principals just happen to wear uniforms outside the ring, Annapolis is set in a U.S. Naval...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A record number of movie cliches are strung together for the otherwise forgettable boot-camp drama Annapolis.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is the anti-Sundance film, an exhausted wheeze of bankrupt cliches and cardboard characters, the kind of film that has no visible reason...
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Rated PG-13 | For some violence, sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Naval cadet becomes a man in unoriginal drama.
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