• Released
  • February 27, 2009
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 46 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Unlike, say, "Eagle Eye," Echelon Conspiracy doesn't put enough conviction behind its stupidity. It's mostly just bland.
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By James Berardinelli
Echelon Conspiracy is a more evocative title than a movie this stupid deserves.
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Los Angeles Times

All Echelon can offer is some wobbly action and views of Red Square.
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Boston Globe

There's nothing in Echelon Conspiracy as suspenseful or entertaining as your average episode of "24."
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L.A. Weekly

Given the passivity of computer use, the "hacker thriller" is film history's great running joke, but special attention should go to Echelon Conspiracy's authors for conceiving a climax that tries to juice tension out of someone using a search engine and staring at a download countdown.
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26 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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