Wild Card
Wild Card (2015)

Simon West directs this remake of the 1987 Burt Reynold action thriller in this Sierra/Affinity production starring Jason Statham as a paid enforcer who goes after a gang leader when a group of thugs beat up a personal friend. William… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 30, 2015
DVD Release Date: March 31, 2015
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Hardcore Jason Statham fans may enjoy parts of Wild Card, but all other action aficionados need not apply.

James Rocchi

It's hard to not feel a slight sense of disappointment when what looks like a steaming hot slab of fresh action filmmaking hot off the grill turns out to be microwaved leftovers.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Slow-motion knockouts follow, with Mr. Statham as sure-fisted as ever, but the "Expendables" director Simon West can only summon dead air in between.

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Joe Bendel
Epoch Times

Wild Card has a handful of spectacular fights (choreographed by Cory Yuen), sprinkled throughout long stretches of compulsive gambling and macho brooding.

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Odie Henderson

This film's tagline should be "Come for the stabbing, stay for the gabbing!"

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

Sadly, "Wild Card" is no royal flush, no full house, no three of a kind. A bust is I think the term I'm searching for.

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Theresa Smith
Independent Online (South Africa)

As Jason Statham action flicks go, this is one of the better ones, but it is still only going to appeal to the fans.

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Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

There will be abundant laying waste of unworthy opponents, and the groans you hear will not be his.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

No stranger to piloting action films, West allows the yarn to unwind at a perfectly measured pace.

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Dan Mecca
The Film Stage

This is a snappily-edited film that finds a surprisingly solid middle-ground between fast action and gangster melodrama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
The prolific writer William Goldman is the reason to see this typical Jason Statham thriller, all about Las Vegas and dreams deferred. While nothing unusual… More
Dann Michalski
Generic and fairly mundane, Wild Card is an underwhelming action film. When one of his friends is beaten and raped Nick Wild, a private security specialist,… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Nick: I can take care of things, that's all you need to know. Jason Statham has plenty of talent. Best known as an English tough guy, Statham may not… More
Jamie Clarke
Jason Statham is now a well known actor even though he can only do one type of film he just seems to be in films that never spark the box office or get great… More
Gimly M.
Statham is as Statham does and if that's all you look for in a movie then you'll be intermittently pleased with this Heat remake. But if you're… More
Jesse Ortega
Not a half bad action movie. Then again, at its core, this isn't really a conventional action movie. There's only maybe 3 total action sequences in… More