The Reunion
The Reunion (2011)

The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) take dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile kid brother, Douglas, to whom… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 21, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 8, 2011
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

The WWE's campaign to turn its brutes into box office deals another tepid hand with The Reunion.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Frequently ludicrous and cheerfully inept, Michael Pavone's action comedy does manage to eke out a few drops of slapdash charm.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Pro wrestler John Cena stars in a WWE film about estranged half-brothers compelled to work together to rescue a kidnap victim in this old-TV-style family adventure-drama.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

There's one thing to be said about WWE Studios -- they're consistent. Every one of their movies designed to showcase their stable of popular wrestling stars has been a critical and commercial disaster.

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David DeWitt
New York Times

"The Reunion" has no pretensions of originality, and maybe that's just fine.

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Kalvin Henely
Slant Magazine

What's ironic about The Reunion is that its plot, though it revolves around a kidnapping set in Mexico, seems blind to current events.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

If John Cena wants to follow in the footsteps of fellow wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, he might want to learn to smile. Or at least to pick better material than "The Reunion."

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A split personality action comedy that fails to please either impulse. The action is wan, the laughs hard to come by.

Christopher Null

You know what you're getting about five minutes into The Reunion: the kind of movie that trades brains in for guns, muscles, and breasts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Al S
A total blast. A fun, thrilling and explosive action-packed adventure. A smart, sharp and wickedly funny movie that just keeps you entertained. A great buddy… More
Sol C
The film wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either. I felt like I was watching a TV Show pilot. The film feels like Four Brothers meets The Rundown. One… More