Collateral Damage
Collateral Damage (2002)

In one fleeting moment, L.A. firefighter Gordy Brewer loses everything he ever cared about. Running late to meet his wife and young son at a downtown high-rise, the devoted family man arrives in time to witness a bomb explode, showering the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 8, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 30, 2002
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Critic Score: 19% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite its timely subject matter, Collateral Damage is an unexceptional and formulaic action thriller.

Time Out

The film's less knee-jerk than it could have been.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Ugly, predictable and dumb as dirt.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Schwarzenegger in very violent vigilante film.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It will be remembered less for its generic content than for the real-life events that give it an eerie resonance.

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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture

A stinker.

Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Straining every muscle not to offend, Collateral Damage counts basic coherence among its own casualties. But it's crystal clear on one point: Taking mercy on the "enemy," women and children included, is for wimps.

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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly

A pretty decent action picture.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Schwarzenegger tries hard to act but in the end the foolishness of the thriller formula becomes ridiculous.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Schwarzenegger's Brewer remarks, 'If I don't do it, it seems no one else will,' but that's a lousy excuse for...a multi-million dollar mistake like this one. [Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
In this complex revenge Schwarzenegger outing, we find Gordon Brewer, an ordinary man whose family has been killed by terrorists. We then learn many things that… More
Martin Sahlin
Okay movie. Nothing more. Not really a cretive plot. We have all seen the "revange the death of your family" thing once too many times. I think that… More
Alex roy
Collateral Damage is a decent action film, but is predictable and uses plot elements from other, better films to create this story. I was entertained watching… More
Conner Rainwater
A lot better tan I ever remember it being, this is a classic Arnold experience. Not only does he take down Colombian terrorism, he does it single-handed without… More
Christopher Alcock
Guns - Tick. Explotions - Tick. Ridiculous series of events - Tick. A typical post 1990's Schwarzenegger film riding the success of previous years - No… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
well lets see i saw this when i was 12, and at that time i was obsessed with Swashazanazzzegr and i probably loved it. unfortunately that means it probably… More