63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A movie only a copyright lawyer could love. It strip-mines at least three Hitchcock classics - "North by Northwest," "The Wrong Man," and "The Man Who Knew Too Much" - then commits unlawful assault on Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" just for the heck of it.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
What Eagle Eye wants to do is show us technology's dark side: all the stuff that's there to make our lives easier - ATMs, PDAs, iPods, GPS, cell phones, PCs, "smart" houses - turned against us in a vast conspiracy.
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63

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Eagle Eye has half an idea in its head, but over two hours there's no time to complete or explore it, since the movie isn't just a chase but a combination steeplechase and destruction derby.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie doesn't have three brain cells to rub together, but the premise carries it a long way.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A terrorist thriller that isn't so much suspenseful as overbearing. Though it aspires to be an intriguing political cautionary tale, the movie is mostly about the feverish and jarringly choreographed chase scenes.
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45

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Idiotic, if reasonably kinetic, Eagle Eye -- in which Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan spend the better part of two hours urgently answering phone calls and dodging hurtling machinery -- is every bit as over-edited as it is under-thunk.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A brain-squandering thriller.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A shrill, far-fetched thriller.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Questions: Did everyone involved in this botched thriller OD on speed? Does jimmy-legs director D.J. Caruso think if he slowed down the action we'd figure out how stupid the plot is?
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
See, everyone complains about humans in movies but no one does anything about it, so it fell to Eagle Eye to make everything laughably, ridiculously fake.
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43 out of 100
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