The Fall Guy

critic Reviews

, 81% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • With action, comedy, romance, and a pair of marvelously matched stars, The Fall Guy might be the rare mainstream movie with something to entertain everyone.
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    Stephanie ZacharekTIME Magazine
    Charm is in short supply at the movies these days, but Gosling and Blunt give us every reason to believe in it.
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    Peter RainerFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I found the film to be exhaustingly loud and not terribly inspired.
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    Dwight BrownDwightBrownInk.com
    Someone needed to supply a heftier story. A script that fleshed out the time in between all the mayhem.
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    Mark KermodeKermode and Mayo's Take (YouTube)
    It's absolutely popcorn fun.
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    Sergio Burstein Los Angeles Times
    “The Fall Guy” is a large-scale entertainment that can be enjoyed with a bag of popcorn at your side and your mind in a relaxed state. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    The thing that drove me craziest was how Leitch refused to let the story breathe. It is as if he can’t help but call attention to every beat, every gag, and every emotional button that’s being pushed.
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    James Preston PooleThe Cosmic Circus
    It took him a while, but David Leitch finally found the perfect movie for his sensibilities. I doubt it will be his last great crowd-pleaser, as The Fall Guy is a harbinger for things to come.
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    Jason FraleyWTOP (Washington, D.C.)
    Blunt & Gosling are magnetic with little moments like him tightening her hat's drawstring under her chin, or her asking him to roll down his truck window as he blares Taylor Swift. This is the stuff that lasts long after our popcorn is blown to bits.
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    Jason TabrysUproxx
    Blunt imbues the whole thing with enough soul to make Gosling’s willingness to risk life and limb feel like a fair tradeoff.
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    Dana BarbutoBoston Movie News
    Smartly, Leitch knows what he’s got in Gosling, and the director leans heavily on the Oscar-nominee’s charisma and the chemistry he shares with Blunt, a pure delight with underrated comic chops.
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