• Released
  • September 7, 2007
  • R , 1 hr 20 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 3,273 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A man named Mr. Smith (Clive Owen) delivers a woman's baby during a shootout.

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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This is likely the fastest-moving intentionally funny action movie ever made. It's as if the 21 Bond movies and four "Die Hards" had been...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The most audacious, implausible, cheerfully offensive, hyperactive action picture I've seen since, oh, "Sin City," which in comparison was...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Its pulpy violent excess will tip over...into slightly more excessive excess. That's its silly, scuzzball joy.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Anyone looking for subtlety, character development or layered plotting will be disappointed, but action fans will find plenty to amuse them...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This wet dream for action junkies leaves out logic and motivation --you know, all the boring stuff.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
For sheer audacity and adrenaline-fueled carnage, Shoot 'Em Up hits its target pretty much dead on.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The season's first guilty pleasure, Shoot 'Em Up is a joyously silly, R-rated, John Woo-in flected Looney Tune, with Clive Owen as a...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Absolutely not for feminists, lovers of period films, and anyone whose sensibilities are bruised by over-the-top stuntwork, it's a cocktail...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Violent thrills and massive blood spills are the essence of the absurdly over-the-top action flick that is Shoot 'Em Up.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Shoot 'Em Up is not only the title of Hollywood's latest descent into nonsensical mayhem but pretty much sums up the entire inane plot as...
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Rated R | For pervasive strong bloody violence, sexuality and some language
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Over-the-top action with guns, guns, and ... guns.
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