War on Everyone
War on Everyone (2017)

TERRY (Alexander Skarsgård) and BOB (Michael Peña)are two crooked cops who frame and blackmail criminals all over town. Looking for the ultimate pay-off, they try to extort a strip-club manager (Caleb Landry Jones) and his eccentric, junkie… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 3, 2017
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2017
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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

A noisy, funny but fatally glib and self-regarding comedy thriller.

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Jim Schembri

Having given us two noteworthy black comedies with The Guard (2011) and Calvary (2014), maverick writer/director John Michael McDonagh strikes out with this clumsy though admittedly diverting dirge about two corrupt Californian cops.

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Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

There is plenty of entertainment to be had from all this. Skarsgard is especially mesmerising... But the film is far from being top-flight McDonagh. His home turf suits him best.

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Peter Debruge

McDonagh writes his clever, coal-black heart out, delivering another firecracker script ...

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

A failed Tarantino take-off and an ad hoc fiasco.

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David Stratton
The Australian

The film barrels along from one violent encounter to another without inviting much audience involvement.

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Stephen Dalton
Hollywood Reporter

Misfiring buddy-cop comedy is a less than lethal weapon.

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Sarah Ward
Concrete Playground

Think Starsky and Hutch remade for the post-True Detective age, complete with the back-and-forth banter and philosophising the blend suggests, and a dash of awkwardness too.

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Jason Bailey

Stylishly executed and ruthlessly paced, it's got a giddy shoot-the-works spirit and, yes, a moral compass buried deep in its cold, black heart.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Walker
After two brilliant outings with The Guard and Calvary, all eyes were on Irish writer/director John Michael McDonagh's third feature. There's a… More
Film Crazy
War on Everyone breaches the boundaries of political correctness and sincerity but whilst amusing, comedy of the back of racist stereotypes and cynicism is… More