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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
So fetishistic about high-powered weapons that it qualifies as an NRA wet dream, G.I. Joe: Retaliation pretty accurately reflects the franchise's comic book and cartoon origins, which is both a good and a bad thing: good if you're a 12- to 15-year-old boy, bad if you're just about anyone else.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's well-executed technocratic action fluff. But it did leave me buzzed rather than drained.
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Willis is at his relaxed best this time.
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63

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
A more sure-footed shoot-'em-up that finds some heart, wit and perhaps enough momentum to spawn a formidable action franchise.
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50

Slant Magazine

Instead of long takes, which are lovingly utilized in Step Up 3D, Jon M. Chu opts for increasing volatility in the editing room.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The directive behind this sequel, clearly, was non-stop action. Let's think about that phrase a second. Do we really want our action movies to deliver action that does not stop? Ever? I get a little tired of action sequences that won't stop.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The G.I. Joe team is back, and most of their sophomore movie adventure, G.I. Joe Retaliation, is as bland as their name and as subtle as an exploding tank.
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38

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
How funny that Pryce, a tweedy Brit playing a bad guy, should be the one person doing anything remotely heroic for this dud.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I won't pretend that I had a great time watching G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
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25

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
What's the difference between an action figure and an action star? Very little in G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which features no performances of note, even from such combat-tested thespians as Bruce Willis, Jonathan Pryce and Dwayne Johnson.
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41 out of 100
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