Rollerball (2002) Synopsis
Despot tries to oust star of brutal future sport.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The game itself is meaningless, and the movie, much the same way, likes it like that.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

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Rollerball was trash even back in 1975, but in some small way it was ahead of its time. The new version just makes you feel like you've...
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Some movies should never have been made, and high on that list is the addled new remake of Rollerball.
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
What's up with director John McTiernan? The man has got to get a career of his own -- sponging off the pale leavings of Norman Jewison just...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Gets stupider as it moves along. By the end, you just don't care whether that cold-hearted snake Petrovich (that would be Reno) gets his...
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38

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Meretricious without being entertaining, it's an easy game -- and an easier film -- to sit out.
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25

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
This oddly scrambled new version eventually falls apart so badly you feel embarrassed for the people who made it.
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25

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The word on Rollerball is "troubled," though troubled is what you call a high school junior with 50 snakes under his bed. Catastrophe is...
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10

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Say this for the soundtrack, it drowns out the lousy dialogue.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Remarkably empty, remarkably noisy, remarkably pleasureless. It's unwatchable.
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