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Based on 32 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 86 )
  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    By the end, Vantage Point is such a unholy mess of drooling sentiment and sloppy loose ends that you’ll hate yourself for being suckered in. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Vantage Point has nothing going on. There's no artistic, philosophical or even jolly entertainment reason for adopting this strategy. It's just arbitrary, a gimmick. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Turns out to be a tepid thriller that promises more than it delivers. show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Why, beating the audience about the ears, eyes and brain with essentially the same sequence of events from eight characters' points of view, none of which adds much more than deafening hysteria and identically dreadful music. The filmmakers seem to have missed the point that each re-enactment in "Rashomon" provides new and conflicting information. It makes you wonder if they studied the wrong movie. Maybe they rented "Rush Hour," or a video on Rosh Hashanah. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Because Vantage Point is really a concept movie, the actors are not much more than pawns on the chessboard: They move one square at a time. show more

  • 30
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Straight out of the slice-and-dice school of filmmaking, Vantage Point fractures chronology and perspective in a vain attempt to disguise its flimsiness. show more

  • 75
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Three-fourths of a terrific thriller, which in this dreary run of winter movies seemed like clear spring water to this parched traveler. The setup is so riveting, the suspense so carefully prolonged, that I didn't mind when it unraveled into lunacy near the end. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    It's a fast-paced motion picture that fails the "reality test" but maintains a certain intensity for its entire running length. It's entertaining in the same way that an episode of "24" is entertaining. show more

  • 63

    When Vantage Point is staying with Quaid and Fox as they hunt the suspected assassins (including the arrestingly beautiful Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer) it's a perfectly serviceable thriller with high production values and some better-than-average car chases. show more

  • 50
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    With a less pedigreed international cast the whole thing would be a disaster, as opposed to a chilly new kind of disaster film. show more

  • June 15, 2009 Hrrmnnhr
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    this movie rocked. it reveals something new everytime they replay it and its always something unexpected

  • January 03, 2009 mattsci
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    Terrible movie. Do not waste one minute on this one.

  • July 24, 2008 bronxboy
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    the movie sucked it was replayed over and over and in the end you still have questions

  • July 17, 2008 bigcoltsfan1893
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    DOES IT EVER END!!! This flim is only an hour and a half!!! heres a simple way to watch this movie, watch it once and replay 15 times in your head skip to the end and there's the whole movie in 30 min. DO NOT WATCH THE FULL MOVIE BECAUSE YOUR WASTING YOUR TIME NOTHING NEW EVER HAPPENS!!!

  • June 27, 2008 Nascarford2448
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    This movie is awesome! Your on the edge of your seat during the whole movie!

  • May 22, 2008 NotreDameFan2011
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    i think the movie was ok but it was dragged on for way to long. By the way for donkixote most 13 year olds are watching rated r movies that are much worse than this and i think this movie was rated correctly cause it wouldnt of made it as an r movie.

  • May 22, 2008 JWahlsten
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    Why do they insist on having the chase scene run so long. I wanted to shout "Kojak Kojak" so bad.

  • May 22, 2008 hsabree77
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    Forrest Whitaker nedded a pay day......... his role was would have been destroyed in real life.....hated the movie..

  • May 22, 2008 emogurl4lyfe0
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    THIiS MOVi3 ROCK3D !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • May 22, 2008 rrazeredz
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    I am a grown up I thought the movie was very good did not mind the replays over and over ,it got everyone prospective


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