Push Synopsis
A young man leads a team of rogue psychics against the covert agency that murdered his father.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Push has a cool, sinewy style, energy to burn.
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By James Berardinelli
The strength of Push is its relentlessness. The movie doesn't pause for anything and, when it provides exposition, it does so without...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Suggestive of "X-Men," "The Matrix" and the television show "Heroes," Push is one of those time-mangling thrillers that manages to seem...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A weightless, style-driven thriller set in a photogenically chaotic Hong Kong.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A supernatural action thriller, is jangly, jarring and violent. But more disconcerting is watching the sweet-faced Dakota Fanning swear,...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Fanning's watcher is watchable, yet the kid-actress extraordinaire is so polished it kind of makes your head explode.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
At the very least, a movie like this requires coherence to stay afloat. Barring that, it needs a star to distract us.
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Chicago Tribune

Director Paul McGuigan ("Lucky Number Slevin") has never been keen on plot logic, and that might be fine here if he offered anything other...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Despite its high-profile cast and a sizable marketing push from distributor Summit Entertainment, audiences won't require any paranormal...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Two awful things about Push are at least interesting: The first is the way in which the story is confused. The second is that the story...
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PUSH - unoriginal. GRADE: C

I just attended the advance press preview of this BUMBLING UNIMPRESSIVE 2hr movie rip-off of HEROES and other established sci-fi novels/comics. Don't get me wrong - I'm totally into sci-fi and...


By melvinco3
Despised every minute of it. Couldn't wait for it to be over. Stupidest bull I've ever sat through.Total waste of our money. We went to the movies 5 weeks in a row now and the first 4 were awesome...

Rare Genre Rarely Done Well

By OddWave
So back in Ancient History (60s) there was a sort of strange silly film called 'The Power' made by George Pal. There live amongst us the next step in evolution. Stronger, smarter and with strange...


By Motta
Saw it last night. Was very surprised. I enjoyed the entire film. I would recomment it to anyone, especially viewers that like movies like I AM LEGEND.....War of the Worlds....Omega Man (older...

Good Sci-fi movie a must see....

By stonecoldcloser
Great movie a must see....


By arowan1972
The story line behind the movie ties in with the suspected conspiracy of international governments trying to use special people as weapons, was quite interesting. No needless action occured. The...

rip off

By felgatec
looks like an okay movie... but a total rip off of the tv show heroes!...

see it on the big screen!

By filmattic
You def. want to check out this cool action flick on the big screen! The movie is all around cool, with great special fx and a deep plot. This movie is NOT ripoff of Heroes in anyway, this story...

Pushing the line?

By JDB728
I wasn't expecting this film to be great, as the genre has been done many times before, a government agency hunting down a capturing people born with special abilities almost seems to happen every...

I really wanted to like this movie but...

By RandytheMovieFan
An action movie with science fiction elements is right up my alley, but after an intriguing beginning and exciting middle, the last third of this movie was a mess. Chris Evans is appealing but the...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of violence and action, brief strong language, smoking and a scene of teen drinking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sci-fi thriller has more style than story; some iffy stuff.
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