From Paris with Love
From Paris with Love (2010)

This action film, directed by Pierre Morel (Taken), concerns young CIA agent James Reece (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) who has a cushy day job but dreams of an exciting life in the field. When the agency offers him his first big-time assignment,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 8, 2010
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Thought not without its charms -- chief among them John Travolta's endearingly over-the-top performance -- From Paris with Love is too muddled and disjointed to satisfy.

Laremy Legel

If you like a violent, silly, frenetic style of film you'll find plenty to enjoy here.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Crushing dull repetition that makes one noisy, violent scene play exactly like the last one.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

The goatee-sporting, shaven-headed Travolta throws himself around with gusto, and the action is bruising and bloody, but to a viewer on this side of La Manche, the film's casually racist attitude to its non-white characters is shocking.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

Itâ(TM)s not enough to allow the film to rise above its guilty-until-proven-innocent conception of justice. Reprehensible, then, but what fun!

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

The bazooka was as subtle and witty as the movie.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a workable premise that's squandered from the word go...

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Is the movie worth seeing as a travelogue? Only if you are (a) a masochist, (b) a terrorist, or (c) desperate.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

For better or worse, From Paris With Love is an effective stimulant.

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Dave White

Suddenly I'm nostalgic for Battlefield Earth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Non stop action lots of explosions a wise cracking Travolta. This was a good time from start to finish. Didnt have to think at all!
Albert Kim
So much action, yet so little to take away from it. It's a very average movie that has over-the-top, loud, and in-your-face action that never stimulates… More
Jens S.
Entertaining but ultimately dumb action thriller with Travolta trying to be Mr. Cool once again. It works for some scenes but feels forced in others. It's… More
xGary Xx
A wannabe special ops field agent is partnered with a specialist to root out a terrorist cell intent on assassinating a peace conference in gay Paris. Very much… More
Melvin White
Wax: Welcome to Paris, baby. "Two agents. One city. No merci." From Paris with Love is a ridiculous,  moronic, gun toting, zero brain having action… More
Alexis Nomm
I really enjoyed the ride. It's action packed and John Travolta was actually funny. I thought Jonathan Rhys Meyers wouldn't be able to distract me… More