Wild Card
Wild Card (2015)

Simon West directs this remake of the 1987 Burt Reynold action thriller in this Sierra/Affinity production starring Jason Statham as a paid enforcer who goes after a gang leader when a group of thugs beat up a personal friend. William… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 31, 2015
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Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Hardcore Jason Statham fans may enjoy parts of Wild Card, but all other action aficionados need not apply.

James Rocchi
TheWrap

It's hard to not feel a slight sense of disappointment when what looks like a steaming hot slab of fresh action filmmaking hot off the grill turns out to be microwaved leftovers.

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

Sadly, "Wild Card" is no royal flush, no full house, no three of a kind. A bust is I think the term I'm searching for.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Piles of noirish exposition get the better of Jason Statham in this unpleasantly retrograde crime drama. What happened in Vegas should have stayed there.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

There will be abundant laying waste of unworthy opponents, and the groans you hear will not be his.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

No stranger to piloting action films, West allows the yarn to unwind at a perfectly measured pace.

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Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

Unjustly ignored.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Slow-motion knockouts follow, with Mr. Statham as sure-fisted as ever, but the "Expendables" director Simon West can only summon dead air in between.

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Josh Modell
AV Club

A largely forgettable lark, notable more for its slight diversions from action-movie norms than anything else.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

Heaven knows what Brian De Palma (originally slated to direct) would have made of it, but nuts-and-bolts man Simon West, with whom Statham remade The Mechanic, keeps things simple.

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
Nick: I can take care of things, that's all you need to know. Jason Statham has plenty of talent. Best known as an English tough guy, Statham may not… More
Lane Zieben
Well folks, sadly Jason Statham has fallen as far as a star and a half rating with his most recent action flick, Wild Card. It's not only all over the… More
Philip Price
Wild Card starts off by quickly setting up two intriguing predicaments. One is to show what our main character, Nick Wild (Jason Statham), does for a living… More