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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Bloody and bloody funny, and Jackson and Carlyle make the best salt-and-pepper team since Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte knocked heads in ''48...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It is possible, however improbable, that a "bad" movie can still be highly enjoyable. Formula 51 is such a film.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Ray Conlogue
A formula flick. And the formula is not 51 times more entertaining than usual. Maybe 1.5, at best.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A messy fish-out-of-water gangland romp.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The film should have been called ''Lock, Stock and Two Wilting Barrels.''
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Anything goes, though director Ronny Yu keeps the idiocy on a fast pace.
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38

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
It has graceful layers and folds and a nice swing to it, and Jackson moves superbly in it. Unfortunately, I'm talking about the kilt, not...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's a movie that puts Samuel Jackson in kilts, Robert Carlyle in a red Jaguar, and the audience -- if they have any sense at all -- out in...
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25

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Only Emily Mortimer maintains a measure of dignity, playing the slinky assassin named Dakota. Whether her restraint was by her design or...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
It isn't simple bad taste that Formula 51 deals in, but a total vacuum of feeling.
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Rated R | For strong violence, language, drug content and some sexuality