District B13 Synopsis
A member of an elite police squadron must defuse a bomb.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Like its stunt work, the movie is both ridiculously hyperactive and a muscular feat of absolute confidence. I don't expect to have a more...
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75

Premiere

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If you've been disappointed by the recent rash of mediocre blockbusters, District B13 may provide some of the mindless fun you're looking...
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
What you're seeing isn't wire work or CGI -- it's stunt choreography, beautifully executed, flawlessly cut together and brainlessly...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Besson takes a few clumsy stabs at political relevance, but it's clear that grand themes are not his priority. That's okay: His charismatic...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

The big innovation here is that the two nimble leads, stuntmen-turned-stars, are devotees of parkour, a fancy French word for the fluid use...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Real-life events have overtaken District B13, and they give this feverish, yet oddly flat French action adventure a whiff of substance to...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
By most standards, District B13 is a fairly routine summer action movie, albeit one in French. But what makes it unique are the truly...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A ridiculous but exciting action movie.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
District B13 is action porn. It's a series of amazingly choreographed, kinetic action sequences tied together by a laughably bad script and...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
If you can still be entertained by a thriller that unabashedly borrows from others of its ilk and don't mind reading subtitles, you could...
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Rated R | For strong violence, some drug content and language