Cradle 2 the Grave Synopsis
A thief (DMX) forges an alliance with a Intelligence officer (Jet Li) to rescue his daughter.
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Boston Globe

By Janice Page
This is a ride, a video game, a soundtrack -- unapologetic and clearly labeled as such. It has no middle speed.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

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By the time Li enters the obligatory ''ring of fire'' to face his final opponent, you realize just how forthrightly rote and businesslike...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
When you pay good money to see an action movie, it's understood that you want it to be action-packed. You do not want it to be...
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50

Miami Herald

By Cary Darling
Cradle boasts a couple of bravura fight and chase scenes but they're stranded amid the predictable and the pedestrian.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film itself is on autopilot and overdrive at the same time: It does nothing original, but does it very rapidly.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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Between the off-center comic riffs of Tom Arnold and the wildly improbable hair's-breadth escapes, the whole business dissolves into...
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38

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
A violent, dumb, offensive mess.
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38

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
Would be a perfectly decent B-action movie if it weren't shipwrecked in the last act by laughably ridiculous plotting and a lazily executed...
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Each actor does his own thing for his own audience demographic.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Overall the tone is dark and nasty, exemplified by the inelegant signature kung-fu move of the good guys -- a backward kick to the groin.
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Alright

By MongrolMan
DMX is not an actor.......never...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 17 and under A mess. Don't try to make it make sense.
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