• Released
  • January 20, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 32 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 970 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A specialist (Gina Carano) in covert operations fights back after someone betrays her.

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Critic Ratings

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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Haywire comes close to achieving Soderbergh's goal of creating "a Pam Grier movie made by Alfred Hitchcock."
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
There's no deeper meaning to Steven Soderbergh's thriller than what meets the eye, yet its lustrous surfaces offer great and guilt-free...
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80

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
This is a film built around its star, just as surely as any of its cheesier '80s forebears.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Disarmingly laid back for this kind of fare, with a jazzy musical score (courtesy of David Holmes) and a sleek, straight-ahead style,...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Beautiful in a girl-from-the-neighborhood sort of way, Carano inhabits Soderbergh's elaborate frame with wit, physicality and just a hint...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The pleasure of this small, eccentric movie is the natural way Carano hurts people - by, say, walking partway up a wall and climbing onto a...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A vigorous spy thriller that consistently beckons the viewer to catch up with its narrative twists and turns. Bordering on convoluted, it...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
The script makes no attempt to assert its plausibility or realism; it is, instead, refreshingly frank about what it is, a simple, workable...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Haywire cavorts around the world - Barcelona, Dublin, upstate New York, New Mexico - with Bourne-again energy and timeline shuffles, making...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Haywire, clean and no-fuss as it is, needs more action scenes to match Carano's game.
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Rated R | For some violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Fight-filled adventure centers on female action hero.
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