The New York Times
This is a time-tested movie con, but rarely has it been deployed so contemptibly. Full Review
No one rises above the material, though, except for Walken, who looks pleased with the paycheck and the top-shelf tequila. As a shady lawyer, Mickey Rourke is smooth and funny, but recognizable only by his familiar purr. Full Review
This movie is a predictable, gruesome piece of business. Full Review
For what Man on Fire delivers, it's worth enduring Scott's hyperkinetic visual techniques. Full Review
Wall Street Journal
The movie's leisurely, elegant setup makes its action payoff seem, by contrast, particularly mechanical, cynical and grotesque.