Eraser (1996)

Top-notch action sequences and exciting stunt work highlight this fast-moving thriller. John Kruger (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a top agent in the U.S. Marshalls' Witness Protection Program; it's his job to "erase" the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 21, 1996
DVD Release Date: November 24, 1998
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

Eraser is totally meaningless summertime entertainment, but it means something, I suppose, that it has been done so well.

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Time Out

It's a movie constructed around three or four self-consciously 'cool' episodes, and passably entertaining as such, but there's also an awful lot of uncool contrivance, coincidence and contempt for the audience.

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Anne Billson
Daily Telegraph (UK)

The stunts, even show-stopping ones such as our man throwing himself out of a plane without a parachute and landing on a car without sustaining injury, have an air of desperation about them.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Welcome back, big guy.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

This is one of those movies where good guys don't miss, and bad guys can't shoot to save their lives.

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TV Guide

Big-budget action filmmaking at its dullest.

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Todd McCarthy

The advanced weaponry and nifty scopes notwithstanding, most of the gunplay is pretty standard-issue, with most of the victims being anonymous targets present just to be picked off.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The bang-for-the-buck ratio is high enough to appease even the thinnest wallet.

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As entertaining and solid as its leading man.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Arnold Schwarzenegger has had a phenomenal career as an actor with Eraser; he delivers yet another entertaining performance, one that I find to be a bit… More
Bethany Murphy
Not the best film but Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler are hilarious together. A must see!
Albert Kim
Here's a cool scene: A crocodile is about to eat up Arnold as he scrambles away and pulls out a pistol and shoots it dead. The camera cuts to a close-up… More
Kevin M. Williams
Standard actioner that delivers just that. Leave your library card at home cause you're not gonna be doing too much thinking.
Aj V
I really liked this movie when I first saw it, but now I barely remember it. I need to see it again.
Martin Sahlin
It's a okay movie. It's not like we haven't seen anything like it before. But they get the job done. Arnold....Action....that's pretty much… More

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