Ronin Synopsis
Hired guns (Robert De Niro, Jean Reno) try to retrieve a mysterious briefcase.
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
What an impeccably crafted film this is -- slightly impoverished in theme, perhaps, but so rich everywhere else that it seems rude to...
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88

Rolling Stone

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Ronin represents an exhilarating return to form for Frankenheimer.
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Ronin manages to remain focused on the plot and the characters, even while staging increasingly complicated pyrotechnic set pieces and...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Frankenheimer doesn't recapture the magic he once created in movies like "The Manchurian Candidate," but he does cook up an effective...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I enjoyed the film on two levels: for its skill and its silliness.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

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It's not just the crack stunt driving that makes Ronin such a welcome throwback; it's also the existential hardness of this thriller's...
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Frankenheimer pretty much ignores everything that's happened in the action and thriller genres since 1975, and mostly that's a good thing.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
Ronin shows the mark of a veteran hand and is entertaining in fits and starts.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Ronin eventually becomes tiresome, but the pairing of De Niro and Reno never gets old.
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50

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The concept is intriguing and the car chases are pure adrenaline.
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Ronin review

By sevyrhino
Simple yet engrossing plot, and filled with the most spectacular car chases you'll ever get in a movie. Better than I expected....

Ronin Movie Review

By mgately
For those into suspense movies with a strong plot this is a must see movie. While there are several large action sequences, they are far more realistic than those in most movies of this type. The...

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