The 355

critic Reviews

, 24% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • It has a stellar cast and it's conceptually progressive, but The 355 squanders it all on a forgettable story, unremarkably told.
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    Liz Shannon MillerConsequence
    What The 355 offers up is a perfect Saturday afternoon dad movie, but instead of starring Stallone or Eastwood or Bronson, it stars five women with six Oscar nominations and two wins between them. (And was written by the creator of NBCs Smash!)
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    Stephen RomeiThe Australian
    This 124-minute movie is fast-paced, well-acted and asks some interesting questions about where one’s loyalty lies.
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    Becca JamesChicago Reader
    This simplistic approach, which forces an evil/ethical binary, paired with a ham-fisted dialogue, flattens the film and makes the lulls between fight scenes feel more like retribution than respite.
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    Kristy PuchkoMashable
    If you've ever seen a mediocre action movie with a surprisingly stacked cast, then you've basically seen this.
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    There's nothing here that Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson haven't done already but Kinberg and his nimble cast achieve such momentum that you'll probably shelve your reservations until it's all over.
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    Kimberley JonesAustin Chronicle
    Doggedly mediocre actioner The 355 is the cinematic equivalent of gathering together Formula 1's finest drivers and tossing them the keys to a Yugo.
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    Paula Vázquez PrietoLa Nación (Argentina)
    In this tangle of platitudes, feminist discourses, and vertiginous persecutions, the film is nothing more than a clumsy reflection of what it wants to enfranchise itself from. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Ruben Peralta RigaudCocalecas
    Offers no great surprises. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Dan BayerNext Best Picture
    The fact that the end product of this dream team-up is so bland and uninspired makes it feel that much more disappointing.
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    Pete Vonder HaarHouston Press
    So if most of the cast delivers, what's the problem? Clues point to Kinberg and Theresa Rebeck's script. It throws around terms like "brush pass" and "kill box," but also gives us dialogue like this: "A man must cover his tracks." "Yes he does." ...what?
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