Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
Joel Schumacher directs with far less fetishism than he might have, while producer Jerry Bruckheimer kicks up only a fraction of the bull dust usually visible in his projects. Read full review
There is much more suspense in this sequence than a similar scene in last week's "The Sum of All Fears" -- which wasn't intended to be funny. Read full review
It's fast, snappy and entertaining in a superficial way. But it lacks gravity and authenticity and seems more like a product than an attempt to tell a story. Read full review
Bad Company would just be another silly, intermittently funny, buddy comedy (Anthony Hopkins is Rock's training agent) were it not for a plot unlaughably close to current events. Read full review
Though they're a good pair (Hopkins and Rock), this isn't a very good movie. It's slick but hollow. Read full review
I won't tell you I didn't enjoy parts of Bad Company, because I did. But the enjoyment came at moments well-separated by autopilot action scenes and stunt sequences that outlived their interest. Read full review
The motor of the plot, involving nuclear terrorism, not only knocked Bad Company out of last year's release schedule due to 9/11 sensitivity, it stops Rock and Hopkins from sustaining a comic rapport. The waste is criminal. Read full review
Leaves a bad taste, not only because of its bad-luck timing, but also the staleness of its script. Read full review
The main problem with this whole Jerry Bruckheimer-produced mess is that they took a promising comedy setup and squandered it by trying to make a legitimate spy thriller out of it. Read full review
The major problem with this alleged comic thriller is it is neither funny nor thrilling. Neither the heavies nor the good guys are believable. Read full review
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