Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

critic Reviews

79% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score79%
  • With a fresh perspective, some new friends, and loads of fast-paced action, Birds of Prey captures the colorfully anarchic spirit of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Chris McCoyMemphis Flyer
    The journey of Harley from henchwoman to antagonist, and her determination to get out from under the shadow of her more famous boyfriend, is where the energies of the all-woman creative team have been directed.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Callum ForbesBattle Royale With Cheese
    The directing and acting do manage to find some gold here and there. It's worth a watch, although most will probably wait for the rental price.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Richard BrodyNew Yorker
    Under the film's hyper-formatted style and impersonal action, there's a pretty good movie straining to break out-which makes the waste of its creators' earnest exertions all the more dismaying.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Linda CookQuad City Times (Davenport, IA)
    'Birds of Prey' soars with violent female empowerment.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Matt BrunsonFilm Frenzy
    I know why the caged nerd sings.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Susan GrangerSSG Syndicate
    Kinetic superhero saga, serving as a showcase for Margot Robbie.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    George ElkindMetro Times (Detroit, MI)
    There's some good wallpaper here and there, but its aesthetics still fail to coalesce enough to ever generate an appealing, involving world.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    [Margot Robbie] herself is fantastic. The action choreography is pretty good... If I have a quibble: it has probably the worst needle drops of any movie in recent history.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Drew DietschGenreVision
    Full of style, personality, humor, and a killer ensemble cast, Birds of Prey is one of the most enjoyable DC films ever made.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Annie BanksGlue Magazine
    Bursting with personality, Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn is easy to enjoy, but can't make itself out to be more than what it already is: a messily empowering Rated-R runaway train.
    Read full article