Brick Mansions Synopsis
In a dystopian Detroit, abandoned brick mansions left from better times now house only the most dangerous criminals.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The movie contributes nothing new to the genre, but disbelief is suspended willingly enough once the action gets up to speed.
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63

RogerEbert.com

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The action may be serious, but Brick Mansions doesn’t take itself too seriously. It’s a ridiculous movie that has the decency to...
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60

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Brawny, dumb and preposterous, it nonetheless comes tantalizingly close to being a high-impact allegory of race, class and real estate in a...
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50

The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
Whenever it features feet flying through the air, Brick Mansions is a pleasure. Asked to do anything else, it’s one stumble after another.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Mansions is like “Vehicle 19? or “Takers,” dumb, noisy junk.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
A tediously faithful remake of French filmmaker Luc Besson's terrific 2004 international hit "District 13," the Besson-produced Brick...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
The thematic stuff, while well-intentioned, is also clunky, and ultimately beside the point. Action, obviously, is what you’re after.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
It's fun to watch at first. All that twirling and sliding is a nice change of pace from the usual seat-shaking pyrotechnics.
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40

The Wrap

By Inkoo Kang
The parkour is breathtaking and the plot twists are off-the-charts ridiculous.
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There's no fun to be had here and if an action movie doesn't make the grade as escapist entertainment, what's the point?
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Brick Mansions

By mr_dodson
Awesome movie excited from start to finish better than fast and furious...

Good action not gory

By HBSteve
Nice for the memory of late Paul walker...

Awesome movie

By tima200690
Great action movie all around, but the fact that this is the last fully completed Paul Walker movie makes it a must see for his fans. I more then enjoyed the movie. R.I.P. Paul Walker...

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By bishopjeffery
Surprised me, some bad parts but more good than I thought their would be....

pretty good

By juslovely2000
decent movie...I could watch again. nice tribute for paul at the end......

Fun Paul Walker flick....

By Trueblue1215
I am a fan of Paul Walker, movies. If I were not, Brick mansions, would still be 4 1/2 star quality ! Action packed, never saw P.W. With this type of skill & precision. The cast of villains made us...

AWFUL but Funny

By apourghassemi1
Bad acting, worse fight scenes BUT funny! It was so corny that it was funny....

great show

By miciaellis
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By tlw1986tw
It was real good very good movie to watch good plot and everything...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Frenetic Gunplay, Drug Material, Language, Sexual Menace and Violence and Action Throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Great parkour, cartoonish violence in dumb remake.
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