Red (2010) Synopsis
Frank Moses, a former black-ops CIA agent, is now living a quiet life. That is, until the day a hi-tech assassin shows up intent on killing him. With his secret identity compromised and his love interest in danger, Frank must reassemble his old team.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Even the more cartoonish performances, like John Malkovich's acid-damaged paranoiac, fit the movie's vision of the vanished,...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
This breezy action comedy is a noisy affirmation that life goes on after 50, that retirement doesn't mean redundancy, and that nobody -...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Red has more snappy joy in store than practically all of last summer's busted blockbusters.
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
One of those rare action comedies that actually delivers action and comedy.
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By Michelle Orange
The result is like a sugar rush after a visit to the vintage candy store.
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By James Berardinelli
It's a lot of fun and, because of the high quality of the cast, there's no need to feel guilty about praising such an inherently silly...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The best part of Red is the spectacle of terrific actors being terrific in novel ways.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
To underestimate actors of this caliber -- even in a popcorn action flick -- would be dangerous indeed.
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Entertainment Weekly

Unfortunately, while RED's stars may have gotten better with age, its many clichés have not.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The uneven humor, half-baked plot and generic action scenes keep RED from being much fun.
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Good Enough...Thank You, Mr. Malkovich!

By herbiehu
I didn't think a movie about geriatric CIA operatives was going to be good, except you have some of the greatest actors of our time in this movie. RED is short for, "Retired, Extremely...

Quirky Funny and Better than Expected

By President113
As far as action movies go, there were plenty of explosions and lots of shoot outs, so if you like that, then you'll enjoy this movie. If you like comedies, this movie was also funnier than expected,...

Great Movie

By leeloodallas
This was a really good movie. It was nice and light, and very funny. Surprisingly good action too. Every character was good in it. A particular standout was john malkovich. This movie was great....

Five Word Review

By AlanF
non-stop action funny enjoyable romatic...

Hit the nail on the head

By boxxx_office
This movie was good because it didn't take itself so seriously. It was very clear when there was a joke and when it was "seriously trying to progress the story." However, the best part is, even...

Five Word Review

By trejaz
Exciting Fun Interesting Humorous Delightful...

Red was a pretty good and surprisingly funny movie. 2 thumbs up!!

By Mikeakatdfl
Red was a pretty good and surprisingly funny movie. 2 thumbs up!!...

Five Word Review

By jamdeli
Slow sometimes but great! funny!...


By jcupcakerock1
I am suprised this movie only made 2.4 million very funny and action packed...

Fun, But Cliché

By thefreek323
Let me start by saying that I did enjoy this movie. It was a fun ride, despite a slight lull in the middle, and it generated some legitimate laughs from me (as opposed to those laughs that you force...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense sequences of action violence and brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Well-cast action comedy is entertaining -- but very violent.
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