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Based on 13 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 30 )
  • 20
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Cena is no Jason Statham. His stolid seriousness sucks the life right out of any scene in which he's required to speak. It's a bad sign when you repeatedly wish a runaway trolley would silence the hero. show more

  • 38
    Chicago Tribune

    Noisy, cut into a head-snapping blur with little room for Cena to even try showing emotion, 12 Rounds is an occasionally exciting but always empty experience. show more

  • 38
    Boston Globe

    As one of the WWE's marquee pro wrestlers, John Cena is some actor. As a straight actor . . . he's a great wrestler. show more

  • 25
    TV Guide

    It's not fun and it gets tiring real fast. show more

  • 25
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    12 Rounds is the unholy stepchild of "Die Hard with a Vengeance" and "Speed," starring a man whose lack of range makes Steven Seagal seem nuanced by comparison. show more

  • 60

    Derivative it may be, but with its echoes of "Speed," "Lethal Weapon" and "Die Hard With A Vengeance," this is a welcome throwback for audiences raised on '90s action flicks -- what they used to call "a pulse-pounding roller-coaster thrill-ride of a movie." show more

  • 40
    Austin Chronicle

    I defy you to hate John Cena. Really. You can try all you want, but I don't think you'll make it. show more

  • 50
    Entertainment Weekly

    You will probably find yourself praying for this duel's knock-out punch to arrive long before it actually does. show more

  • 70
    Los Angeles Times

    Escapist fun that provides an effective showcase for the blue-collar charisma and bulky good looks of its hyper-athletic lead, four-time World Champion wrestler John Cena (think Matt Damon, only twice the size). show more

  • 50
    L.A. Weekly

    This is the kind of amiable time-killer that belongs on a basic-cable weekend afternoon. show more

  • May 21, 2011 nicholas3103
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    Well if you like action adventure and violnce THIS IS YOUR MOVIE man i love the movie so much i saw it 5 times:D i recomend this to ppl who likes shooting and action lol

  • October 23, 2010 angelmedina456
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    coolest movie

  • October 12, 2009 NITSIRK99
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    I loved this movie! Best movie I have ever put time into watching in my whole entire life!

  • May 27, 2009 MYHONEY0527
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    i sooooooooooooo! want to see this movie.

  • May 09, 2009 teresarox320
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    i cant wait to see it!!!!!!!!!!!

  • April 20, 2009 Paul Preister
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    it waz awesome! i am gonna get it win it comes out on DVD cant wait till it does.

  • April 19, 2009 Daniel61593
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    it was fair but not what it could be. i expected more from the makers of speed and die hard 2

  • April 11, 2009 lovazzzlova14
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    im going to see it

  • April 04, 2009 sblitz
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  • April 03, 2009 jb00000024013255
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    It was supper. Ya. I loved that movie. 5 out of 5. And if u hate your lose

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