• Released
  • May 18, 2012
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 11 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 3,136 Fan Ratings
83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Battleship is a sound vessel floating in Hollywood's oil-slick sea of "Transformers" sequels and vampire riffs.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

Those looking for big, loud sci-fi action will find plenty to like here as director Peter Berg (Hancock, Friday Night Lights) pumps up the volume on clashing military hardware and flag-waving heroics.
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55

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Actually, the picture is perhaps not quite as painful as you might be expecting, though probably not as enjoyable, either.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Like "Transformers," which it rivals in relentlessness, Battleship comes with its own force field, a furious energy that renders criticism irrelevant.
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50

NPR

By Bob Mondello
The story, by brothers Erich and Jon Hoeber, who also penned the clever, quippy, aging-assassin movie "Red," is cleverer and quippier than it has any reason to be, even if it makes not the remotest sense.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Mostly, Battleship is a noisy, overlong and numbing military-vs.-aliens saga with laughably bad dialogue.
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38

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
If only there were more genuine rah-rah fun involved, instead of just endless, thudding, seen-it-all-before mayhem.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
It's loud, it's large, it's stupid, and its best gag involves a chicken burrito.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Way to go, Battleship: Take the crassest of cynical junk, slather it in jingoism and sell it as rah-rah fun for right-wingers.
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0

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The worst humans-fighting-aliens movie I've ever seen. And I've seen a lot of humans-fighting-aliens movies.
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41 out of 100
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