• Released
  • May 13, 2005
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
  • 175 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A blind man (Morgan Freeman) teaches an enslaved fighter (Jet Li) humanity.

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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...
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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...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Ingenious in its construction.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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For mature theme, disturbing content, coarse language and nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Martial arts and melodrama -- not for children.
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