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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Part of the appeal is that it's so bad it's good: The story is ridiculous. At other times, it's just plain good: There are ski and snowboarding scenes, plenty of them, that are beautifully filmed and exhilarating to behold. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A tad more character development would have been nice. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There is a fair share of turkeys at the multiplex this week, but none are quite as overcooked as Extreme Ops. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The stunt work is top-notch; the dialogue and drama often food-spittingly funny. I can hardly wait for Extreme Ops II, perhaps set atop a South Sea island volcano, with North Korean agents and parasailing. show more

  • 25
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    A pathetically inane and unimaginative cross between "XXX" and "Vertical Limit," it could only harm the careers of everyone involved in its making - including top British stage actors Rufus Sewell and Rupert Graves. show more

  • 30
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The dramatic scenes are frequently unintentionally funny, and the action sequences -- clearly the main event -- are surprisingly uninvolving, especially given that director Christian Duguay is an extreme skiing buff who habitually shoots dangerous stunts himself. show more

  • 20
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    It's like "Jackass," but with a budget and no midgets. show more

  • 16
    Bruce Fretts Entertainment Weekly

    Less a movie than a 93-minute Mountain Dew commercial. show more

  • 20
    Keith Phipps The A.V. Club

    Extreme Ops seems to have only the slightest grasp of its own absurdity (or its own horribleness), which makes it almost charming. show more

  • 20
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Action pics rarely come much more blandly generic than Extreme Ops, an instantly forgettable snow-and-stuntwork extravaganza. show more

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