91

Entertainment Weekly

Bounding out of the gate like a greyhound, Unleashed needs only its first 30 seconds or so to elevate itself well above the average action potboiler.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
When Danny takes off his collar for the last time, Besson's plan becomes clear: You may have paid for an hour and a half of escapist entertainment, but he just provided something much better.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Ingenious in its construction.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

An action picture with the emotional simplicity of a bedtime story, painted in the grimy colors of the London underworld.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Li is action poetry in motion. Damn them for spoiling our popcorn fun with salty tear-jerking.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A preposterous mix of sentiment and brutality that casts martial-arts star Jet Li as a music-loving killing machine, turns out to be his most entertaining movie in quite some time.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Ultimately, the movie doesn't make it, but there's enough going on to make it more arf than barf.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Unleashed serves two masters, each one disappointingly: It's a brutal series of over-amped fights, and it's a touching story of human nature at war with itself.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Freeman and Hoskins lend the film a level of artistry it doesn't really deserve. Unleashed has a vivid concept, but savagery and sentimentality make strange costars.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Doing nothing special, Freeman manages to make the picture seem wiser, funnier, and more eloquent than it is.
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58 out of 100
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