83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Damon's how-to-break-the-law lesson - as ludicrous as anything else in this enjoyably zigzaggy exercise in accumulating peril - grants Neeson the fun of experimenting with an American ex-con accent for his one scene.
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75

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The plot is worked out with care, and it takes its time, unapologetically, in a manner that's perfectly suited to thinking adults. The whole enterprise reeks of class.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Next Three Days is genre fare - no pretensions, no nonsense.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Although involving, this remake of a recent French film never reaches the anticipated heights of excitement and suspense.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
If The Next Three Days were just a little more mindless, it might have been more joyful.
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50

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Far-fetched is fine in most action flicks. And it would work here if Days were a straightforward police story.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Haggis finally finds the movie's groove late in the game, and the escape sequence itself is hectic, suspenseful, and enjoyably ridiculous.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
It's laughably, eye-rollingly absurd.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
How you feel about Paul Haggis's new film may depend on your contrivance threshold.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's damn hard to enjoy a thriller when you don't, won't, can't believe a word of it.
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52 out of 100
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