Crank (2006) Synopsis
A poisoned man (Jason Statham) scurries to keep adrenaline flowing and find an antidote.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Crank is an efficient, witty, junkyard dog of an action movie for its first hour. Unfortunately, the script runs out of gas before the hero...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
If you can stomach the hard-R rating, this is a smart, sexy and funny sprint.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The 2006 summer movie season went out with a reasonable bang courtesy of Crank, a jacked-up, unapologetically mindless bit of...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie is cranked up somewhere between stylish and proudly stupid, dusted with sunniness from Amy Smart (as Chev's sleepy girlfriend) --...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
So blatantly contrived it could be called The Fast and the Spurious, Crank has the small saving grace of being intentionally ridiculous....
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
One could argue that Crank works best as a comedy. It's occasionally funny, and some times VERY funny.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Neva Chonin
It's all about the dumb thrill, baby. Leave it alone, or leave your brain and pocket change at the gate, strap yourself in and just enjoy...
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50

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The whole thing whizzes by in such a panicked rush that there's no time for anything so immaterial as character, but what little we do...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Genially preposterous, with stunt players outnumbering actors by something like a 3-to-1 ratio, the action thriller Crank is surprisingly...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Every movie's gotta have a gimmick, and Crank's is that it has an excellent shot at ending 2006 as the worst film of the year.
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Crazy *** sheeck, seriously man...

crank

By dreweatsmovies
a good action movie that dosnt take itself seriously. thats the premise of crank. always moving, mostly funny. the a.d.d editing is great, and fits with the plot quite well. heck, unless you are...

Terrible

By stoneysilence
Absolutely terrible movie. One of the worst I have ever seen. It was nothing but boobs, swearing, poor looking gore and poor camera work. Virtually no storyline. The one person that is worth...

this movie was awsome

By subzero1996
instantly action sense the beginning. this movie was very impresive on how he ceapted his aldeline up through the hole movie I give it a4star movie....

People dont seem to understand this movie

By jarheadpena
no one understands that this movie isnt just an action movie...it is a dumb, fake, hilarious movie that isnt supposed to be serious. when i saw this movie for the first time i didnt really think...

so action packed.. keeps your attention!

By lfluty2
i have this on dvd and it is what i watch when i dont want to go to bed.. one of my top 5 movies.. wierd ending, but great movie!...

It wasn't great

By goodrater411
There are a lot of ways to rasie your adrenaline, and today hit man Chev Chelios (Statham) will need everyone! He has one hour to settle the score and say good-bye to his girl and go out with a little...

Incredible Film

By xplizit envy922
Its great acting from a superb actor, much skill and labor was put into this film and it shows. I enjoyed it greatly Good Work Mr. Statham....

surprised

By mtnwoman
This was a very fun, action packed movie that I really enjoyed. I was a little surprised. I would recommend it to others....

Intensely Fun!!!

By generaluse
What a fun ride! Not usually my type of movie, my husband insisted. But was glad I watched - definitely didn't fall asleep in this one. This movie takes you on every ride possible in search of the...

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Rated R | For strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality, nudity and drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Stylish, depraved, speedy action. Not for kids.
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