Collateral Synopsis
A contract killer (Tom Cruise) uses a cabdriver (Jamie Foxx) for his jobs.
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Critic Ratings

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90

Wall Street Journal

Hugely entertaining thriller.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
No crime film in years boasts a cooler vibe than Michael Mann's dazzling Collateral.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Shake it all up and you get Collateral, a movie with only one conceivable flaw: its disinclination to break new ground, though no one held...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a rare thriller that's as much character study as sound and fury.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Michael Mann's tensely funny and alive Los Angeles night-world thriller, is, in its own twisty way, a very high-stakes buddy movie, yet it...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The whole movie is something of a joke, a feature-length prank that mixes stark violence and shock humor in the mold of Quentin Tarantino's...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Foxx makes what he does look effortless. He's the reason to see Collateral, as he walks into the frame and walks off with the picture.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Collateral is a good idea for a movie, backed up by expert execution... It's straight-up entertainment, not something to see and then talk...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie never really gets below that surface. It sticks to the mean streets of Los Angeles without much introspection or analysis. But...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Preposterous without being much fun about it. That's a shame: How often do you get to see Cruise play a professional assassin with Bill...
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Collateral Movie Review

By Asianfreak
88 out of 100 Powerful thriller has more shooting than mouth-moving....

tom cruise

By Dragon_Girl
He look so good in this movie. that is one of the reasons why i like this movie lol...

Excellent action flick

By JMcGrew22
Michael nailed this one....

Great

By chall731
One of my favorite movies. Tom Cruise does such a good job. I can watch this again and again....

Five Word Review

By TruxR4Girlz
Tom Cruise perfects bad guy...

awesome!

By subzero1996
this movie was a good action film. Tom cruise did a excelent job on being a profesional hitman....

Good movie.

By panther96
Quite an interesting change of pace for Tom Cruise...getting to be the "bad guy" this time. Good movie....

Michael Mann's "Collateral" is one of the greatest crime thrillers in the history of cinema!

By Dominic LeRose
Normal life can change in one incident, which is why it must be enjoyed every day. Michael Mann directs a horrifyingly intense crime thriller that has a deep reflection on enjoying life and the theme...

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Rated R | For violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Powerful but violent thriller -- not for kids.
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