• Released
  • August 21, 2009
  • PG
  • Documentary
  • 96 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The stories and perfromances of athletes competing in the X Games are chronicled.

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Chicago Reader

The full-length feature film uses groundbreaking digital 3D techniques to provide an unprecedented all-access pass to the X Games.
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60

Washington Post

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For a quick ticket into the world of extreme sports, the sky-high, adrenaline-gorged stunts captured in X Games will make any spectator...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

Mostly an overlong demo reel of increasingly gutsy tricks.
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50

Boston Globe

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You’d think the 3-D effects would bring the action closer, but the kooky optics often have the opposite effect, turning the athletes into...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Only in the loosest sense is X Games 3D: The Movie an actual movie. It is essentially a promotional film for extreme action sports and ESPN.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Poorly written, contains too much hero worship and profiles too many events - including one that combines the high jump with motorcycles....
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40

Time Out New York

Dime-store philosophy, coupled with the running commentary from the Games’ heinously Spicoli-esque announcers (“Dude, that was the hardest...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Unfocused and underwhelming.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If you're a fan of extreme skateboarding, motorcycling and motocross, this is the movie for you. If not, not. And even if you are, what's...
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Demonstrating that an hour and a half of stunts doesn't make a movie, this feature is X-treme only in its multidimensional dullness.
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Rated PG | For extreme sports action and accidents
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ Sports documentary is full of sights -- and salesmanship.
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