Deadpool

critic Reviews

, 85% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Fast, funny, and gleefully profane, the fourth-wall-busting Deadpool subverts superhero film formula with wildly entertaining -- and decidedly non-family-friendly -- results.
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    Nigel AndrewsFinancial Times
    Deadpool tries so hard and is so trying.
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    Anthony LaneNew Yorker
    Watching the film is like sitting at dinner with a teen-ager who believes that, if he swears long and loudly enough, he will shock the grownups into accepting him as one of their own.
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    Christopher OrrThe Atlantic
    Flamboyantly vulgar and determinedly self-referential, Deadpool has the shape of a superhero movie but the soul of a Danny McBride flick.
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    Will LeitchThe New Republic
    Deadpool is obnoxious and puerile and infantile and has an irritating meta tone so snide that it's constantly in danger of nullifying the entire movie -- and I still got a pretty big kick out of it.
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    Alison WillmoreBuzzFeed News
    It's fun for a while, and then it all becomes deeply disheartening, because calling attention to the more businesslike mechanics of superheroics isn't subversive when you're also playing right into them.
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    Peter RainerChristian Science Monitor
    It seems less irreverent than self-congratulatory.
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    Richard PropesTheIndependentCritic.com
    A terrific directing debut from Tim Miller that pretty much awards him a throne made of golden jockstraps on the wings of Stan Lee.
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    Brent McKnightThe Last Thing I See
    Witty, profane, and full of action, Deadpool is a nice breath of fresh air.
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    Damond FudgeKCCI (Des Moines, IA)
    "Deadpool" is the fast-paced (gory), action-packed (violent) and hilarious (incredibly off-color) comic book movie that we needed, but had no idea we did until it came along.
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    Yasser MedinaCinemaficionados
    It bets on violent action and the most twisted dark humor that's been seen in any Marvel movie, of course, with Ryan Reynolds' wild role as Deadpool. [Full review in Spanish]
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