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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Critic Ratings


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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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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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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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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Movie Nation

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

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

Great Action!!!

By MovieMaxx
Good B movie! lots of action story needs a little bit more depth RZA character's change of heart at the end was really abrupt making him more ofa misunderstood vigilante than common drug lord and was...

By mishpuha1
Good action movie,but this is the copy of French movie District 13. RIP Paul Walker....

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By BabyGirl Movie Fanatic
Excellent movie. It's action packed from the time the movie starts. Great acting and overall great storyline....

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...

it was ok

By nrc20640
Could have been better. Acting sucked but some fight seens were good....

Great way to be remembered.

By truedarkness99
I love the action the stuns the skills it was ready great to see. And for a man going into his 40's the mam was doing his thing....

Action action action!

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

Totally action packed

By Misscd24
This movie went above and beyond my expectations. The movie started out action packed and stayed that way through the whole movie. I absolutely loved it! One of Paul walkers best movies. Wow!...

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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