Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins
Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins (1985)

Adapted from the "Destroyer" series of novels and comic books (not exactly the level of Ian Fleming), Remo Williams (Fred Ward) is a New York cop who works for a top-secret government agency accountable directly to the President… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 11, 1985
DVD Release Date: July 15, 2003
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Attanasio
Washington Post

... just tell me when it ends.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a sporadically watchable (yet surprisingly dull) piece of work.

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Gerry Shamray
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The adventure begins...and ends painfully.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A missed-opportunity exercise that might as well have been called Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins ... and Ends.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A terrific piece of escapist entertainment that deserved to be a much bigger hit. Makes you wish there were more Remo Williams movies.

Emanuel Levy

A disappointing film, Remo Williams was meant as a star vehicle for Fred ward and as the first chapter of a franchise, but, alas, neither thing happened.

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Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

And it ended almost immediately.

Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
More comedic than actioner, this work is more for the yuks than for oomph. Mainly it comes across as hokey anymore, but it's good for a Saturday rainy… More
Aj V
This movie has action, comedy, outrageous and silly stunts... it's stupid, but fun. It could have been a better movie, though. It needed some funnier… More
Phil Hubbs
With a title like that its gotta be an 80's action flick, you just don't get titles like that anymore huh. Based around some popular pulp stories… More
Randy Tippy
One of my many guilty pleasures. Joel Grey is fantastic as the ancient but wry martial artist who mentors Fred Ward's stumbling, bumbling persona into a… More
Jens S.
This action adventure was meant as start of a James Bond-esque franchise, but flopped at the cinemas back in the day. That doesn't mean this isn't an… More
Brian De Guelle
80's cheese feast action,fred ward kicks ass.