• Released
  • February 1, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 31 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 580 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The deaths of their partners bring a cop and a hit man together against a common enemy.

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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A good action movie, whose title expresses what is, more or less, a recurring motif. It also gives a sense of the film's general attitude...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

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Bullet to the Head doesn't try to adapt its star to 2013. It just pretends that we're still living in 1986. And for 91 minutes, it just...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Like the amped up comeback tour of two rockers who had their heyday sometime in the mid-'80s, Sylvester Stallone and director Walter Hill...
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60

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The plot fails to deliver a single surprise, however, and the characterizations are thin even by the standards of the tough-guy genre.
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
It's a surprise that Stallone is as funny as he is playing a hit man paired with a cop in Bullet to the Head. He's man-cave witty in a way...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Sly can still fill a too-tight polo shirt at 66 - in the same way Jack LaLanne did in his later years. But no amount of movie magic can...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Like Stallone, director Walter Hill is also far from his heyday ("The Warriors," "48 HRS.," "Streets of Fire"), but the old-guy camaraderie...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
I can't detect the hand of Hill in even a single scene in Bullet in the Head. It plays like a Stallone vanity project, impure and...
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25

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Alas, shell casings, switchblades and severed limbs are all that's offered in this vile film, whose sole redeeming quality is that it ends....
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
By the end I could have used a Bulleit to the mouth.
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Rated R | For Strong violence, bloody images, language, some nudity and brief drug use
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Over-the-top violence, nudity, drugs in dark Stallone movie.
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