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  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Questions: Did everyone involved in this botched thriller OD on speed? Does jimmy-legs director D.J. Caruso think if he slowed down the action we'd figure out how stupid the plot is? show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The movie doesn't have three brain cells to rub together, but the premise carries it a long way. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A terrorist thriller that isn't so much suspenseful as overbearing. Though it aspires to be an intriguing political cautionary tale, the movie is mostly about the feverish and jarringly choreographed chase scenes. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    What Eagle Eye wants to do is show us technology's dark side: all the stuff that's there to make our lives easier - ATMs, PDAs, iPods, GPS, cell phones, PCs, "smart" houses - turned against us in a vast conspiracy. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    See, everyone complains about humans in movies but no one does anything about it, so it fell to Eagle Eye to make everything laughably, ridiculously fake. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    A shrill, far-fetched thriller. show more

  • 45
    Bob Mondello NPR

    Idiotic, if reasonably kinetic, Eagle Eye -- in which Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan spend the better part of two hours urgently answering phone calls and dodging hurtling machinery -- is every bit as over-edited as it is under-thunk. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    A movie only a copyright lawyer could love. It strip-mines at least three Hitchcock classics - "North by Northwest," "The Wrong Man," and "The Man Who Knew Too Much" - then commits unlawful assault on Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" just for the heck of it. show more

  • 63
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    Eagle Eye has half an idea in its head, but over two hours there's no time to complete or explore it, since the movie isn't just a chase but a combination steeplechase and destruction derby. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Monaghan gives a solid performance, and Billy Bob Thornton has sarcastically funny bits as an FBI agent. show more

  • August 30, 2009 OneWayOnlyJesus
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    Shia and Michelle had good chemistry and I thought this was a solidly good movie. We would watch it again. It had a lot of action and we turned captions on to catch all the dialog, which helps in loud, fast-paced movies. Spoiler: Another computer trying to control the world-type movie. Wasn't the best storyline.

  • March 03, 2009 Paul Preister
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    i thought it was pretty good.

  • December 30, 2008 hawaiimis4
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    I watched this movie, and thought it was pretty good. I love action movies though I think their was good acting, and nice directing. I suggest this movie to some people who are into the government./action movies. This is a movie where you would like it then you wouldn't. I do think this movies deserves 4 starts though.

  • December 29, 2008 Ratboy4lif
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    This movie was amazing, it rocked my sox!

  • December 26, 2008 OXtimeofyourLIFE
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    favorite movie everrr!

  • December 21, 2008 Lil mikey 1012
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    I thought : good acting, good action, terrible story line. I jus simply thought that the girl on the phone was a human spyin on them or somdin, but realy, it was a big robot ball thingy. THAT RUINED THE WHOLE MOVIE !!!!! but besides that........ it was OKAY!

  • November 27, 2008 Lilwill1997
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    just kidding shes not that hot but shes prttey and this movie is awesome

  • November 18, 2008 rockin alex 25
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    it was ok. a little confusing

  • October 24, 2008 MSPD Malta
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    Shia LaBeouf is a very talented actor and he is what makes Eagle Eye good entertainment.

  • October 19, 2008 Larke333
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    This movie was a fun ride right from the beginning! Shia Lebeouf and Michelle Monaghan have perfect chemistry together and play their parts perfectly. You will be entertained from all the action and from the human nature between the charactars. I have learned to not trust what the critics say because they obviously don't know a good movie when they see one. Had I listened to them I would have missed this one and August Rush which is one of my favorite movies ever.

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