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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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...


By mama9301
Can't believe...I'm just floored. R.I.P Paul Walker but... this movie was trash...

Excellent Movie!

By StealthTC

Action, action action

By meekandquietspirit777
The movie kept me intrigued from the moment I entered the theater. I stayed engaged throughout the movie. I felt like the acting could have been a bit more stronger, but I was over all pleased with...

Brick Mansions was AWESOME!!!

By nybabe77
So sad right now but i just wanna say the fighting and action scenes were great and Paul did and AWESOME job!! Must see for any fan. I cried at the end. So sad right now but i just wanna say the...

Brick Mansions

By PK Movie
Very good movie. A lot of violence, so not for children....

The must see film of the year 2014

By TeddySWilson
Wonderful Movie from the word go all the way to the end. Non stop action and excellent message to the audience Wonderful Movie from the word go all the way to the end. Non stop action and excellent...

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...

Forgot is I reviewed this one yesterday

By jalford999
Not near a good as I had hoped....

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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