Vantage Point Synopsis
Witnesses have differing viewpoints on a presidential assassination attempt.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Because Vantage Point is really a concept movie, the actors are not much more than pawns on the chessboard: They move one square at a time.
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75

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Three-fourths of a terrific thriller, which in this dreary run of winter movies seemed like clear spring water to this parched traveler....
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's a fast-paced motion picture that fails the "reality test" but maintains a certain intensity for its entire running length. It's...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Vantage Point starts to slide off the rails when it tracks a tourist (Forest Whitaker) and his trusty camcorder; instead of Zapruder-like...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Turns out to be a tepid thriller that promises more than it delivers.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The result is a movie that's both clever and stupid - an interesting feat.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
By the end, Vantage Point is such a unholy mess of drooling sentiment and sloppy loose ends that you’ll hate yourself for being suckered in.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Straight out of the slice-and-dice school of filmmaking, Vantage Point fractures chronology and perspective in a vain attempt to disguise...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Vantage Point has nothing going on. There's no artistic, philosophical or even jolly entertainment reason for adopting this strategy. It's...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Why, beating the audience about the ears, eyes and brain with essentially the same sequence of events from eight characters' points of...
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HITS THE MARK! TO THE POINT! AWESOME!

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I JUST SAW THE FREE PREVIEW AND I WAS THRILLED! ' 'VANTAGE POINT' IS THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE, ENTERTAINING, SUSPENSEFUL, THRILLING, & TIGHTLY-WRITTEN. WELL-MADE! THIS MOVIE HAS ONE OF THE BEST...

LOOKS LIKE A GOOD ONE

By xxkarmaxx
IM SEEING THIS MOVIE WHEN IT COMES OUT. IT LOOKS COOL I CAN JUST SEE ALL THE ACTION IS GOING TO BE SWEET. CANT WAIT....

edge of the seat

By kyle_infante
I just saw the previw for this movie, and I can't wait for it to come out. About 6 big name actors, and the movie will keep you at the edge of your seet. Action packed and Dennis Quaid, great movie!!!...

Boring??????????

By emfdrums49
Not in any way!! We were riveted from the opening sequence to the last scene...I think the movie was superbly crafted the way it gave just one more piece of the puzzle on each "replay." The critics...

IM SOO EXCITEDD!!!!!!

By luvin_movies
im soo excited for this movie to come out there are so many twists and turns in the movie im soooooo excitedd!!!!!!!!!!!...

BEST MOVIE IN THE HISTORY OF HISTORY

By jonjonjr
I SAW THE MOVIE BECAUSE MY DAD IS IN IT. IT IS LITTERALLY THE BEST MOVIE EVER MADE. IF YOU DON'T GO SEE IT THAT IS OKAY BECAUSE IT'S COMMING OUT FOR DVD BLU-RAY AND HI-DEF....

Heck of a cast!

By tudkei
This movie has a heck of a cast, I will definetely see this movie, this cast has well know Academy Award Winners in it plus it looks suspenseful enough to watch. Don't pass this movie up!!!!!!! ...

Too many "Vantage Point"s

By shutterbug13
This movie was pretty packed with action and it was a good "can you figure out what happened" type of movie, but to show each person's "vantage point", they rewinded the movie to the beginning like ...

Laughable

By bosclt
I was seriously expecting Forrest Whittaker to return his Oscar last night when he presented the award for Best Actress. Whenever they start running the trailers for a movie months in advance, as...

Vantage Point

By sosman1983
This was a nonstop action thriller that had you in the movie from the beginning. If you loved the Bourne movies than this is a must see. Forest Whittaker and Dennis Quaid rocked. You will be...

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Rated PG-13 | For sequences of intense violence and action, some disturbing images and brief strong language
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