Broken Arrow Synopsis
A renegade Air Force pilot (John Travolta) commandeers two nuclear bombs.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Broken Arrow delivers the hippest action fun around. Travolta's "Dr. Strangelove" exit will blow you away. Ditto the movie.
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San Francisco Examiner

Broken Arrow isn't the ultimate fusion of Hong Kong surrealism and Hollywood realism, but it points the way to nerve-shattering...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There are lapses in character motivation, and at times the film takes on a cartoony feeling. But if you worry about those things, you...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Broken Arrow is much better than the average big-time action movie because Woo has blazing style and a unique, even eccentric viewpoint. [9...
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TV Guide

The vestiges of Woo's achingly romantic style play badly in this can-do context, while the mayhem is never more -- and occasionally less --...
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By James Berardinelli
Broken Arrow is "Speed" gone nuclear. Yet, despite all the explosions, violence, special effects, and other choreographed excesses, this...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Joy has been replaced by a sense of laboriousness, even though the action sequences move along energetically enough and the movie does have...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Though John Travolta and Christian Slater don boxing gloves to open the dippy but zippy Broken Arrow, the real slugfest in director John...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
With its lightweight hero and its random spray of ''high-powered'' action, Broken Arrow is like an underpopulated version of The A-Team....
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One fundamental problem with the movie is that John Travolta is seriously miscast as a nuclear terrorist. Say what you will about the guy,...
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Bad beyond description

By dwissba68
Bad acting by Slater (what else is new), bad directing and everything else make this a film that really sucks....

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