Atomic Blonde
Atomic Blonde (2017)

A high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall's collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron ("Mad Max: Fury Road") portrays Lorraine Broughton, a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 28, 2017
DVD Release Date: November 14, 2017
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Atomic Blonde gets enough mileage out of its stylish action sequences -- and ever-magnetic star -- to make up for a narrative that's somewhat less hard-hitting than its protagonist.

Tomris Laffly
Time Out

While it's not a perfect female-centric spy thriller (let's keep trying), Atomic Blonde winks to the future with exciting possibilities.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

It's a calorie-free serving of simple pleasures, and sometimes that's exactly what you need.

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Nathaniel Rogers
Film Experience

Charlize Theron absolutely slays the role.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Adapting Sam Hart and Antony Johnston's graphic novel The Coldest City, Kurt Johnstad has written a smart exploitation thriller.

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Thelma Adams
New York Observer

Can a woman step into James Bond's shoes? Duh, says Charlize Theron as she performs the cold-as-ice secret agent shtick backwards, and in red patent-leather stilettos, in the engaging spy-vs-spy thriller Atomic Blonde.

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Gary M. Kramer
Philadelphia Gay News

Boasting a fantastic soundtrack of '80s hits... [and] a commanding performance by Theron, "Atomic Blonde" delivers visceral kick-ass action with tremendous panache.

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David Sims
The Atlantic

The action in Atomic Blonde is top-shelf; but the plot that knits it together, crucial to any good spy film, is a whole lot flimsier.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

You don't go to operas for dancing or ballets for singing, and you don't see Atomic Blonde for anything but a badass female protagonist crunching bones and pulping faces in gratifyingly long takes or remarkable simulations thereof.

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Danielle Solzman
Solzy at the Movies

Atomic Blonde is a Cold War version of James Bond if Agent 007 were a...female.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer Macklin
Charlize is awesome and the fight scenes are well done, but the story is a bit cumbersome and it causes the final third to drag.
Film Crazy
It's stylish, it's funny and it's brutal. Everything you want out of a comic book thriller!
Kevin M. Williams
A standard spy genre set-up: somebody (in the spy game no less) has written down a list of who's who in the spy game and now everybody in the game wants… More
KJ Proulx
For the most part, it has finally become an equal playing ground between males and females when it comes to leading roles in Hollywood productions. This is… More
Carlos Magalhães
Despite being deliciously stylish, technically impeccable and quite amusing in its hilarious absurdity, the movie is sadly bogged down by how hard it tries to… More
Nate Zoebl
Atomic Blonde is based on a 2012 graphic novel called The Coldest City, a title I doubt many were that familiar with. Charlize Theron was. She snapped up the… More