Blitz
Blitz (2011)

A fast-paced thriller set in contemporary London, "Blitz" reflects the challenges faced by a group of police officers working in a modern, multi-cultural society. A raw, gritty tale of moral ambiguity, outsiders and the sacrifices… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 23, 2011
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46%
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36%

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Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Huddleston
Time Out

It's hard to know how seriously anyone besides Statham is taking this - but that only adds to its absurd, cock-eyed charm.

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Andrew Simpson
Fan The Fire

America, where Statham does the majority of his work these days, seems to appreciate his particular talents. On this evidence, he might want to stick to Hollywood.

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Philip French
Guardian

It is an unedifying film, slickly directed and photographed, but lacking conviction and much inferior to the police procedurals you can see any night on television.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

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Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

...Lester is no Don Siegel and Statham, though credibly formidable, lacks the conscience that made Harry Callahan human...

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

All three men give searing performances and young cinematographer Robert Hardy dwells with palpable relief on their expressive features.

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Scott Weinberg
Twitch

As conventional as you can get without needing an epilogue that says "...next week on Blitz."

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Alistair Harkness
Scotsman

Ultimately Blitz knows exactly where its strength lies.

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Not for the sensitive, this is an efficient, well performed thriller that makes a few unconvincing stabs at social commentary.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Blitz explores the stereotype and myth of a South London that doesn't actually exist and does so fairly badly. Jason Statham plays a character that is a… More
Melvin White
Detective Sergeant Tom Brant: A word of advice, girls. If you're picking the wrong fight... at least pick the right weapon.  "Killer-Cop Versus… More
Al S
An explosive, hard-boiled and razor-sharp edge of your seat thriller. It`s dark, compelling, rich in character development and wickedly well-crafted. An… More
Phil Hubbs
Mr Statham is a hard ass cop, no surprise there then, he's butch, gruff, unshaved and talks like 'Dirty Harry'....so we know where we are then.… More
Cynthia S.
Rather thick British in this film (I used the subtitles). It is a satisfying cat and mouse chase, with a really nice payoff at the end. There were some bits… More
Dean !
A gritty hard thriller about a cop killer in London. It has a great well known UK cast, more TV than film though. The only real problem is the story they have… More