• Released
  • January 25, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 58 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 1,136 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A thief lives by his own code of honor.

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Critic Ratings

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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Even the people who griped about Tom Cruise being cast as the towering Jack Reacher will have to admit Statham fits nicely in Parker's...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
The picture is far from great, but it's a serviceable B-movie with some A-list talent on a slumming expedition.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Taylor Hackford directs crisply, unpretentiously. Patti LuPone goes Latina, playing Lopez's soap opera-addicted mom, and Bobby Cannavale is...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

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The tight-lipped, give-no-quarter Statham is impeccable as the pitiless yet honourable Parker (though fans of the books will no doubt...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The action scenes are crisply directed, brutal, and invigorating.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie is a morals-free procession of bang bang bang! and blood blood blood!, and men slamming each other with blunt objects and slicing...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If you go in knowing what you're getting, you should come out relatively satisfied. Our hero vigorously beats up a parade of bad guys. Lots...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The essence of this grindingly violent movie can be summed up by what Parker says of his handgun to a terrified clerk at a check-cashing...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This Parker spits in our collective eye. Don't blame us for spitting back.
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25

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
The best we get here are modest action diversions.
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Rated R | For Brief Sexual Content, Brief Nudity, Language Throughout and Strong Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Generic action flick has high body count, predictable plot.
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