Big Game
Big Game (2014)

A timid Finnish boy serving a rite of passage by spending the night alone in the forest must protect the President of the United States (Samuel L. Jackson) from terrorists who have shot down Air Force One in order to hunt the most powerful… More

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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Harvey
Variety

Taken in a lighthearted spirit, it's all good fun, with well-handled if increasingly improbable action.

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Matt Patches
IGN Movies

Big Game is the movie young kids should watch with their parents before graduating to Die Hard.

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Jordan Adler
We Got This Covered

Big Game, starring Samuel L. Jackson as the President of the United States, is a blast of spectacular, silly fun that is aware (and proud) of its own absurdity.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a thoroughly disappointing endeavor that could (and should) have been so much better.

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Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist

"Big Game" isn't as witty as it thinks it is, rarely transcends the very movies it wants to knock, and its intentionally hamfisted approach isn't particularly endearing.

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Jason Gorber
Twitch

It feels like one of those ideas that feels like it should have been done long ago... Big Game is big fun, a terrific genre film that once again shows that the Finns can make films of this nature that rival those from anywhere else in the world.

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

A total blast with the potential to become a favorite of pre-teen boys the world over.

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Paul MacInnes
Guardian

A sparky romp that recalls the children's action movies of the 1980s - The Goonies, The Golden Child or Home Alone - this British-Finnish co-production knows what its audience wants: big bangs, big laughs and adults looking silly.

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Eric Kohn
indieWIRE

Even before Samuel L. Jackson shows up as President of the United States and braves the Finnish countryside, it's clear that "Big Game" will be a special kind of guilty pleasure.

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