Non-Stop (2014)

Global action star Liam Neeson stars in NON-STOP, a suspense thriller played out at 40,000 feet in the air. During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks (Neeson) receives a series of cryptic text… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 28, 2014
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2014
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While Liam Neeson is undoubtedly an asset, Non-Stop wastes its cast -- not to mention its solid premise and tense setup -- on a poorly conceived story that hinges on a thoroughly unbelievable final act.

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

The filmmaking is playful without feeling jokey, the narrative stuffed with fun complications.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

Why demand logic of an action movie released in February, when audiences just want a nice, bumpy ride?

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

Absurd 'thriller' skimps on thrills.

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David Denby
New Yorker

Neeson, who brings enormous conviction to these late-career action roles, moves his big body through confined spaces ... with so much power that you expect him to rip out the seats.

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It's all fairly entertaining and eminently disposable.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

The screening audience was apparently just as dumb as this reviewer, because when 'Non-Stop' stopped at its ridiculous CGI deus ex machina finale-everyone cheered and clapped.

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Wesley Morris

Anyone planning to see Non-Stop should probably just go see it. This is one of those near-perfect, peeled-onion, airplane-hijacking thrillers in which each removed layer brings you closer to a single, happy tear.

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Dave McGinn
Globe and Mail

The problem is that Non-Stop tries to be something it's not. It has one too many scenes that border on ludicrous, and the big reveal barely makes sense.

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J. Olson

"Non-Stop" sees Liam Neeson resume his generic action hero persona - as seen in "Taken" and "Unknown" - to far less successful results.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Intense and very entertaining airplane thriller that perfectly uses its limited space for quite a built-up of suspense. The closer we get to an oddly over the… More
Christopher Heim
An enjoyably intense thriller with an intriguing mystery and another commanding performance from Liam Neeson. It's just a shame that the ultimate reveal is… More
Carlos Magalh„es
A vastly entertaining action movie that overcomes its flaws (mainly an almost unbelievable last act) with a suspenseful whodunit, an awesome, badass Liam Neeson… More
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Flawed, yet worth a shot.
Phil Hubbs
What does this title even mean? seriously I know most action flicks have ridiculous names simply to look and sound cool (Rush Hour, Maximum Force, Sudden Death)… More
JY Skacto
Jaume Collet-Serra takes a one way trip with Non-Stop. Seemingly like a run-of-the-mill action thriller, 100 minutes on a plane turns into an engaging mystery.… More