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...

Action action action!

By bridget1581
Must see action movie!! Sad to see Paul Walker in his last movie....

Best paul walker movie ever!!!

By hookupmycellphone
I had my doubts going to see this movie I thought it was hyped up and just brought to the screen because of his premature demise however upon seeing it I have had all my doubts removed he was on...

By jonathan_adams54
Awwwwwwsssooooommmmeeee...

BRICK MANSIONS WAS AWESOME

By lrobinson1974
R.I.H Paul Walker....movie was great from beginning to end......Great cast of actors. ... took me back to New Jack City, one classic to another!...

brick mansions

By marmentani111
i went to it again because it's so awesome!!!i give it again a 9!!! go see it .Its better then the amazing Spider-Man 2 Jesus Christ bless Paul walker soul!!!...

Great story

By lilbremama
I got tired of the "action" but it was a great story...

cheesy

By live4144
comedy...

Terrible123

By queenb35796
This was a terrible movie. Should have stayed on the cutting room floor. From the matrix superman beginning to the Bruce Lee voice overs. Terrible. Should have gone straight to FX...

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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