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Based on 35 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 11 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Yup, it could have been a bucket of bleak. But the electric talent of Harrelson and Moverman is too exciting to be anything but exhilarating. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The best thing Harrelson brings is his own sweetness of disposition, which somehow never goes completely into hiding. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Though the plot can be vague and occasionally convoluted, Harrelson is mesmerizing. show more

  • 80
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    With Mr. Harrelson, Mr. Moverman has created an antihero of epic proportions and indiscretions. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Harrelson though, is in every scene, and seeing him burn up Rampart is positively arresting. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Harrelson goes full bore from the opening scene and there are no scenes he is not in. But the effect is wearying rather than exhilarating. show more

  • 65

    While it provides a watchable, nuanced portrait of man in crisis, it's an insistently one-note affair, repeated until it induces a splitting headache. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Harrelson is an ideal actor for the role. Especially in tensely wound-up movies like this, he implies that he's looking at everything and then watching himself looking. show more

  • 88
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    In relation to the well-made and sensitive confines of "The Messenger," Rampart required a more unruly visual approach. Beginning and ending with Harrelson, this sophomore effort is full of malignant life. show more

  • 88
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Noir connoisseurs, however, will receive Moverman's latest like a double-bourbon from heaven. Rampart is the best crime-movie fix from Hollywood since "Gone Baby Gone." show more

  • July 07, 2013 English
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    Can anyone explain the ending ????????

  • June 16, 2012 magicwies
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    Awful. There are two endings shown, neither of which makes sense!! The editing with jump screen cuts is also confusing. Wasn\'t worth the time I spent viewing!

  • June 04, 2012 aw00000000112866
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    Extremely boring and pointless movie. You will never get this 1:47 minutes back so don\'t waste your time.

  • May 28, 2012 lisa's
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    Skip it!!

  • May 24, 2012 Sir Raymond
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    I guessI\'m not a critic! They loved it....I did\'nt. Kept waiting for real killer police type action. None! Harrelson is pretty freaky as a police officer, but other than a story about his screwed up life, nothing else happens. Skip it !!

  • March 26, 2012 Tallnblonde45
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    What a big waste of time. I almost fell asleep.

  • March 25, 2012 lcolton
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    Horrible...Skip it!! And I see everything!!

  • March 19, 2012 craig9952
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    Ending Sucks..

  • March 05, 2012 ot00000000116762
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    This is truly a boring movie with no point, no direction and no entertainment value. I only wish I could give it negative stars. Worst movie I have seen in a decade.

  • February 22, 2012 pbjunkie56
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