• Released
  • April 1, 2011
  • (Limited 4/1)
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though John Stockwell's action comedy is shamelessly derivative, his enthusiastic cast propels it much further than it should go.
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The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Words like "smug," "derivative," and "shallow" could all be fairly applied to the film, but as a piece of late-night exploitation, it delivers the violence and nudity with the regularity of an IV drip, and some familiar faces in the cast help class it up.
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Los Angeles Times

Falls squarely into the a-family-needs-to-eat category, because there is a careless lack of attention about the whole thing, something that could be perceived as smugness if the film didn't feel so haphazard and lazy.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
This low-rent, R-rated "Rush Hour"-ish comic caper could have been several notches better with more charismatic leads and some dialogue upgrades but still would have felt like a genre hand-me-down.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
An incoherent hybrid of buddy movie, "Girls Gone Wild" episode and James Bond spoof that employs cheap cinematic tricks like multiple split screens for no apparent purpose.
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Village Voice

Janet McTeer, at least, delights as MI6's cruelly capable answer to Mary Poppins. She's a whiz at testicular vivisection, yet she still cannot save this film.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Mark Keizer
Inside the dreadful action comedy Cat Run, there are about three terrible action comedies struggling to get out.
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Time Out New York

By Nick Schager
It's simply one wearisome '90s crime-cinema cliché after another.
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If you can't dazzle 'em with brilliance, baffle 'em with genre baloney -- and enough shoplifted visual trickery to fill Quentin Tarantino's kitchen sink.
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33 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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