Firewall (2006)

A businessman becomes the last line of defense for his family and his business in this thriller. Jack Stanfield (Harrison Ford) is an upper-echelon technology executive at Landrock Pacific Bank, a leading financial institution based in… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 10, 2006
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2006
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Harrison Ford's rote performance brings little to this uninspired techno-heist film whose formulaic plot is befuddled with tedious and improbable twists.

Stephanie Zacharek

Harrison Ford is outshone by his costars in this crisp, conventional thriller.

Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine

You've seen this movie a dozen times.

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Michael Dequina

There's only so much Ford's ever-game efforts can do to dress up dreck.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Its formulaic moves seem particuarly tired.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

This is one of the dopiest plans in the history of evil genius plans.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Such a vapid vehicle for every single cast member that it's difficult to actually enjoy.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The movie gets a lift from Mary Lynn Rajskub in a glamorized version of her nerd's wet dream Chloe on 24, which is also better this year with the Chloe quotient pumped up.

Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Firewall is barely worth seeing, despite its above-average cast.

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Cole Smithey

The movie is so disposable that you won't remember you've seen it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Firewall is a cliché riddled action thriller that doesn't do anything to thrill or entertain you. Firewall is actually quite boring, and the concept,… More
Conner Rainwater
While it is nowhere near Harrison Ford's best attempt, it is a fun movie and highly entertaining. It has beautiful visuals and decent performances. The… More
Bethany Murphy
Not that bad of a film. Worth a watch!
Lady D'arbanville
Quite typical of this style of film, so not particularly original, yet it was easy watching and had some good little technical moments. Definitely a film worth… More
Lenny Muggsy
Leave my family alone! Get off my plane!
Candy Rose
Harrison's family are taken hostage and he has to hack into the bank to steal money. Paul is a brilliant bad guy. Harrison has to save the day. Bit of a… More