Written January 28, 2015
Lots of fairly believeable action. Not a cinematic masterpiece, but quite entertaining.Also it is sobering in that if forces one to face the fact that our way of life actually rests on rather fragile underpinnings, and cannot be taken for granted. It doesn't surprise me that the critics don't like the movie; they disapprove of anything violent, or what they perceive as mindless patriotism. They tend to be generally "progressive".
Written March 02, 2015
If you want to see a movie just to see a movie then see this one. Don't get me wrong - it was entertaining but as with a lot of movies in the semi-patriotic, hurray for our team genre this one stretches reality and has the typical plot lines. I saw this movie with another guy friend and it was fun enough for a saturday at the movies but that is the jest of it.
Written March 30, 2015
poor acting; zero character development; poor directing...
while the original was ambitious...it benefited from having some young actors that delivered....
and the directing gave a broadness and depth to the fighting and what was at stake....this 'remash' does none of this....
save your money!!!!
Written October 23, 2014
This movie would've been great except for the fact that Josh Peck is the main character. They could've done so much better. I was a little disappointed.
Written December 25, 2014
THE OLD RED DAWN WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITE MOVIES-JUST COULD NOT SEE HOW THEY COULD DO IT JUSTICE. GUESS WHAT THEY DID A WONDERFUL JOB!!! IT IS AS GOOD OR BETTER THAT THE ORIGINAL. I REALLY DID ENJOY IT AND WOULD PROBABLY GO AND SEE IT AGAIN!! CHECK IT OUT AND SEE WHAT YOU THINK.