Jack Reacher
Jack Reacher (2012)

Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me. And… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 21, 2012
DVD Release Date: May 7, 2013
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Jack Reacher is an above-average crime thriller with a smoothly charismatic performance from Tom Cruise.

Anthony Lane
New Yorker

There is a dogged leanness to Reacher's pursuit that lifts his adventures from the generic rut ...

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James Berardinelli

A clumsily condensed mystery/thriller novel made into a movie that offers little more than every other clumsily condensed mystery/thriller novel made into a movie.

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Francesca Rudkin
New Zealand Herald

[Jack Reacher] is slick and superbly shot.

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Kathleen Murphy
MSN Movies

If Cruise's fantasy superhero garners as many staunch fans ... we may be witnessing the birth of a new franchise.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A workmanlike action thriller, competent but never particularly thrilling.

Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

This hard-charging action flick, based on the bestselling series of novels by Lee Child, is a throwback to the tough-nosed crime dramas of the 1960s and 1970s.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Jack Reacher already feels as if it belongs to another era.

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Dan Kois

Jack Reacher is an absurdly self-confident, sociopathically laser-focused detective-bot. That is to say, he's a hero that only Tom Cruise could love.

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J. Olson

It's so forgettable that its rewatchability factor could be off the charts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
From Top Gun to Mission: Impossible, Tom Cruise is no stranger to big budget action films. Before the release of his most recent franchise starter in 2012 (Jack… More
Wildaly M
Cruise doing his usual role of bad-ass. Enjoyable.
Carlos Magalhães
This thrilling crime movie is gripping and well written, even with some blatant clichés along the way. And the best about it is, of course, Tom Cruise, who… More
danny d
this film was not at all what i expected. it's sort of a cross between jason bourne and columbo, heavier on the detective work and fairly light on action… More
Jens S.
This action thriller may not reinvent the wheel but it delivers exciting and engaging entertainment for two hours, even adds some surprising pinches of humor.… More
Kevin M. Williams
By-the-numbers standard crime thriller, with Cruise as the tough-as-nails investigator (leaned out 21st century style with no traditional trench coat, no… More