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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    A film to be enjoyed only by science-fiction movie completists and middle school boys with extreme cases of attention deficit disorder. show more

  • 25
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Ultraviolet, unscreened for critics, is unfit for consumption. show more

  • 20
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The latest entry in the "This film is so bad we're not screening it for critics" genre. show more

  • 38
    Premiere

    Amid every action cliche in the book, outmoded stereotypes, and a plot derivative of every futuristic drama made in the last fifteen years, Ultraviolet comes off as nothing more than a pale copy of better, more inventive films. show more

  • 25
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    An all-but-incoherent mess whose main components are palpably fake-looking CGI effects, video-game-style action sequences and Milla Jovovich's admirably taut abdomen, Kurt Wimmer's film epitomizes just about everything wrong with post-MATRIX, comic book-/video-game-inspired, Hong Kong-action-style sci-fi thrillers. show more

  • 25
    Boston Globe

    Jovovich is bad, and not in a good way. She turns in an epically expressionless performance (maybe she thought it was one of her modeling gigs?) but she sure looks great. show more

  • 25
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    This is another one of those pointless action superhero movies that unfolds like a video game in which the viewer is unable to participate. show more

  • NA
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A cut-rate ripoff of "Aeon Flux" with Milla Jovovich as a butt-kicking futuristic heroine in a midriff-baring bodysuit, is ultrastupid, ultra-incoherent, ultrasilly - and way, way ultraboring. show more

  • 40
    Stina Chyn Film Threat

    Although it looks cool, appearances aren’t everything. show more

  • 20
    Empire

    Unengaging, uninspired and unwatchable. A criminal waste of time and talent. show more

  • July 21, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    I liked this action / war movie, I did not care for Violet that much she's kind of selfish. overall liked the action & music I never seen a movie liked Ultra Violet ( Cameron Bright was a good acter evan thou he bugs me sometimes ".) people said this movie was bad ??? WHY??

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