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...

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By eliseyt613
If you like lots of action mixed with Paul Walker humor, then you will love this movie....

Not comparable to District 13

By rishi_loves_movies
The original is way better than this remake, but this one had a few little different fight and running sequences than the original. If you haven't seen the original you might like this one but if you...

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By carinetatian
I definitely loved the movie, but I was also sad to see that this was Paul Walkers's last movie....


By taxdad247
If you are going to a movie to obtain a deeper meaning from life ..... this won't work. There are plot holes, bad acting and lots of silliness. I was looking forward to a fun, action movie and was...


By MzHelloKitty88
being one or the last movie Paul walker did. I have to say that it was pretty nice I would definitly recommend it...

Slightly better than The Conselor

By michaelkmartin
Paula was alive in it, so it had that going for it. That's pretty much it. They took a decent cast line up and stuck them with lines that would render any actors talents useless....

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By tcuthers
great action film Paul did a great job...


By JessicaG81
Action packed!...

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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