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Contraband Review

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1.0

Dave White Profile

The Funky Bunch refused to help on this one. Read full review

3.0

Grae Drake Profile

I Can't Believe It's Not Bad Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Contraband has a few moments of tension, but it adheres to a predictable heist formula hardly worth trafficking in.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    The lead role of a working class former smuggler who dirties his hands again to save his family fits Mark Wahlberg like a glove.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    It's a genre film, not great art, though there's a good joke about art - a pricey piece of action painting, appropriately enough - but it's a thoroughly satisfying entertainment, and, in this season of lowered expectations, a nice surprise.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Contraband, while often grungy and far-fetched, does keep you watching. And in January, that's recommendation enough.

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