Colombiana Synopsis
A young woman grows up to become a stone-cold assassin.
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By Michelle Orange
In catsuits, swimsuits, and skimpy underthings, Saldana is as potently elusive as a shadow can be.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

Colombiana isn't the last word in action movies, but it's a fun ride. And so wrong.
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Zaldana is such a sultry and surprisingly heartfelt executioner that she often finds a way to make this by-the-numbers genre retread feel,...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Saldana is in top form for the acrobatics required in the role, and she makes the gritty determination of her character believable.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Zoe Saldana makes being an action hero look so easy in Colombiana, you have to wonder why more actresses don't try it.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's basically a blaxploitation movie stretched to meaninglessly international proportions that leans on tired Colombian stereotypes. But...
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Washington Post

Colombiana, though, doesn't quite qualify as a chick flick. The filmmakers were surely thinking of the guys when they arranged for Saldana...
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Entertainment Weekly

Colombiana is silly fun at first, but as her break-ins and escapes grow absurdly complex - and her motivations increasingly muddy - it...
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The Hollywood Reporter

There are guilty pleasures to be had in this frenzied B starring Zoe Saldana (Avatar, Star Trek), who gives an acrobatic performance that...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
As straight exploitation, it's amusing, in fits and starts. It's just that Colombiana lacks the kinetic energy of "The Transporter" and the...
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Colombiana: B-

By MattH306
The script leaves something to be desired, but Colombiana was entertaining....

Colombiana Review in 5 Points

By Sosa829
1) Acting is uneven- some good, some horrible 2) Colombian accents?? 3) Way too rushed - felt the same way about Taken; perhaps Luc Besson is starting to lose his touch 4) Cinematography kinda...

Revenge Personified

By Hippy0149
An entertaining and informative movie about the effects of childhood trama on adult life which still a good story line and attention grabbing. Recommend that it be seen by ADULTS ONLY as the...


By Jerig
Great Adult Movie; filled with lots of action! Could see it again....

Never wanted to be skinny

By ThatGRL
I never wanted to be skinny until I saw Zoe Saldana in this movie. She made skinny very sexy, the girl was HOT! In this movie she is 2011's Cat Woman. Halle Berry Who? The movie is exciting from...

By leaeste04@yahoo

TErribly disappointed

By sdragus78
I love Luc Besson, I was expecting much better direction, the script was bad, sometimes almost silly. bad acting, I can't believe I paid for this movie....

It's well-done but predictable

By MarliandMechick
I really liked this movie, it's intense, action-oriented, well-done, and interesting. But it was also very predictable, unrealistic, and hypocritical in a lot of ways. I liked it tho, go see it at...

By the_other_guy

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence, disturbing images, intense sequences of action, sexuality and brief strong language
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Common Sense Media says Violent action movie is all about killing and revenge.
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