Metro
Metro (1997)

This actioner is set in San Francisco where ace police hostage negotiator Scott Roper is assigned to train rookie Kevin McCall in the finer points of the craft. The training goes well until Roper's closest friend and partner is killed… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A renter with some mileage on it.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

Diverting but conventional thriller.

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Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine

Formulaic but effective.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

By-the-numbers doesn't begin to describe how cliche-ridden Randy Feldman's script is.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

"moronic action film"

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Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts

Balancing the elements of comedy and drama are never easy and Metro, Eddie Murphy's latest flick, proves how easy it is to mistep.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The big action scenes are cleverly staged and Eddie Murphy is back on his game again, with a high-energy performance and crisp dialogue.

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Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

Another forgettable and clueless cut-up cop caper with Murphy in the middle of the misguided mayhem. Instantly generic and mindless to boot

Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Far too long on action and far too short on laughs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Eddie! Eddie! Eddie! why don't you make hard ass flicks like this anymore!!!!? alas poor Eddie, thou maketh such crapeth these days. The last adult action… More
Roy Gutteridge
The big action scenes are cleverly staged and Eddie Murphy is back on his game again.
Al S
A classic good time. A wildly entertaining and outrageous action-packed thriller. A fresh, smart, very funny and explosively entertaining movie. One of the… More
danny d
underrated. michael rapaport was good and this was a decent eddie flick.
Anthony Lawrie
Not very good at all, Murphy?s action/comedy routine is tired and his efforts to make his character more ?street? by swearing every five seconds doesn?t help.
Candy Rose
Doesn't he get tired playing a cop?