Firewall Synopsis
Security expert fights for his family.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
An ingenious attempt to update an old plot with new technology, and it is made with competence, skillful acting, and the ability to make us...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The amount of enjoyment one gets out of the Harrison Ford crime-action thriller Firewall depends on one's tolerance for watching thugs...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Ford, soon to be eligible for Medicare, gives his entire performance without losing his breath or changing his expression, and Bettany, a...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
I like it for the thing it is, a reasonably solid B movie, and I like it as one in the continuum of bizarre Ford vehicles that combine...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
As a thriller, Firewall is flabby and familiar.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
For a while, Firewall whips up the accordant dollops of suspense and dread, but it's not long before the timely issue of identity theft...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Firewall might be worth renting on an inclement weekend when the pickings are slim. It does have some tense moments - even if some of the...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A movie like this needs a suave, amoral villain, so here's Paul Bettany.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Before Firewall crumbles into foolishness, Harrison Ford and Paul Bettany make an oft-recycled plot look like a stylish model that just...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Firewall is a witless entertainment, and a derivative one, too; it's everything listless about Hollywood in February, everything...
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By kdaniel110
Firewall was a good movie with lots of suspence but was not long enough and the lack of action scenes will turn you of if your a all about action kind of guy...

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Rated PG-13 | For some intense sequences of violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Harrison Ford as action hero again. Teens and up.
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