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Based on 31 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's rare that a a movie leaves you pinned to your seat, wanting to see it again -- right now, this minute -- to work out the pieces of the puzzle. Unbreakable is one of those movies. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Even the surprise ending arrives with a thud and makes us wonder why Shyamalan didn't try something new instead of recycling his "Sixth Sense" recipe. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Shyamalan's style is so exaggerated, with its long pauses and exacting rhythms of sound- vs.- silence, that it easily can engender eye-rolling and snickers. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Far-fetched and utterly humorless, with a literally tacked-on conclusion (yes, more text on the screen), the only thing that's surprising about Unbreakable is how lame it is. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    "Sixth Sense" fans will be intrigued at first, then disappointed. show more

  • 74
    Larry Terenzi Mr. Showbiz

    Seems truncated, incomplete -- mostly because the patented Shyamalan twist is revealed in the dénouement, not the climax. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    "The Sixth Sense" was no fluke. Unbreakable, writer-director M. Night Shyamalan's dazzling reunion with Bruce Willis confirms he's one of the most brilliant filmmakers working today. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Even if the ending doesn't entirely succeed, it doesn't cheat, and it comes at the end of an uncommonly absorbing movie. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The irony is that although Unbreakable is as compellingly watchable, stylish and intriguing as its predecessor, its ending has almost the opposite effect on the overall picture. show more

  • 75
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Ultimately, the film can't help but disappoint. Movies where you're continually waiting for the other shoe to drop are never as much fun as those where you never expected the first one to fall. show more

  • February 20, 2010 Lil mikey 1012
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    Excellent movie!!! It has the best TWIST in the movie which makes you say "WOW"... the acting is fine, the *********** is enormously fantastic.. just an excellent, chilling, fantastic superhero movie..

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