Non-Stop (2014)

Global action star Liam Neeson stars in NON-STOP, a suspense thriller played out at 40,000 feet in the air. During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks (Neeson) receives a series of cryptic text… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 10, 2014
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While Liam Neeson is undoubtedly an asset, Non-Stop wastes its cast -- not to mention its solid premise and tense setup -- on a poorly conceived story that hinges on a thoroughly unbelievable final act.

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

The filmmaking is playful without feeling jokey, the narrative stuffed with fun complications.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Why demand logic of an action movie released in February, when audiences just want a nice, bumpy ride?

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

A dumb action thriller with brains. Its closest relative is Executive Decision (1996), Kurt Russell's pulsating hijack thriller which might well have given Osama Bin Laden a few ideas in the first place...

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David Denby
New Yorker

Neeson, who brings enormous conviction to these late-career action roles, moves his big body through confined spaces ... with so much power that you expect him to rip out the seats.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It's all fairly entertaining and eminently disposable.

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Scott Mendelson

Non-Stop is the kind of film that Hitchcock might have made in his heyday, or at least one he would have enjoyed.

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Wesley Morris

Anyone planning to see Non-Stop should probably just go see it. This is one of those near-perfect, peeled-onion, airplane-hijacking thrillers in which each removed layer brings you closer to a single, happy tear.

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Dave McGinn
Globe and Mail

The problem is that Non-Stop tries to be something it's not. It has one too many scenes that border on ludicrous, and the big reveal barely makes sense.

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Richard Haridy

For a good 80 minutes, Non-Stop delivers exactly what the title promises - an escalating series of exciting set-pieces with a great, mysterious backbone. This is top grade Hollywood entertainment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
What does this title even mean? seriously I know most action flicks have ridiculous names simply to look and sound cool (Rush Hour, Maximum Force, Sudden Death)… More
JY Skacto
Jaume Collet-Serra takes a one way trip with Non-Stop. Seemingly like a run-of-the-mill action thriller, 100 minutes on a plane turns into an engaging mystery.… More
Christopher Heim
An enjoyably intense thriller with an intriguing mystery and another commanding performance from Liam Neeson. It's just a shame that the ultimate reveal is… More
Dan Schultz
A riveting thriller that comes apart near its conclusion about a Federal Marshall (Liam Neeson) who boards a flight only to discover that there might not just… More
familiar stranger
Flawed, yet worth a shot.
Josh Lewis
Non-stop is highly preposterous and has some ludicrous plot twists, but it is fairly entertaining thanks to the presence of Liam Neeson and his no non-sense… More