Kingsman: The Secret Service
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 9, 2015
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Stylish, subversive, and above all fun, Kingsman: The Secret Service finds director Matthew Vaughn sending up the spy genre with gleeful abandon.

Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

On Day One of filming, they must have thrown away the moral compass and taken a group vow to splatter our sensibilities with stylish, gratuitous violence and one "Wait, what?!" moment after another.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Frequently reactionary, bordering on retrograde, bordering on reprobate. But it's also a tremendous amount of fun.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A lusting addiction to cartoonish carnage drags Kingsman: The Secret Service down. And by the end, the movie's out-sexismed Roger Moore-era 007 at its smarmiest and smuggest. Lesson learned--cock-of-the-walk dickishness knows no class bounds.

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Wesley Morris
Grantland

Any sense of triumph is purely at the level of stuntcraft. The rest feels less than the sum of the moving parts.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Based on a comic book, Kingsman occasionally betrays its roots but Vaughn has adapted it to fit his unique approach.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a barely-passable big-budget extravaganza...

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Camping it up, Jackson is hilarious.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

Kingsman is not a film for gentlemen. It's for us, the great unwashed, bloodthirsty audience. It's an immaculately engineered, laugh-out-loud appeal to our own depravity.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

What begins as a witty satire gradually loses momentum as the quirky humor gives way to the logically deficient plot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
And now an embarrassed confession: I really really believed all that James Bond stuff. I mean, yeah, I knew it was fantasy, okay, but I thought they were only… More
Carlos Magalh„es
An exhilarating, subversive homage to old spy movies that boasts a smart and hugely entertaining plot, a great cast (Jackson is hilarious), a fabulous costume… More
Michael S
One of the most satisfying pieces of entertainment we'll see all year. Works in equal measure as a giddy send up and it's own awesome, stylish spy… More
Jens S.
What Kick-Ass did for the comic movies, this film does for spy and action thrillers: takes every stereotype imaginable, embraces it and then joyfully blows it… More
Albert Kim
Matthew Vaughn, quite possibly the most overrated director of all time. SAY WHAT ALBERT? I'm sorry if I am speaking blasphemy but there are only a handful… More
Kase Vollebregt
A stylishly fun romp with a penchant for bloodshed and a twisted sense of humor.