Metacritic Movie Ratings
Lockout Reviews

3.0

48

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    The idea of the president's daughter being held captive isn't blindingly original (it's an alarmingly dangerous occupation), but placing the story on a space station is a masterstroke, since we're about filled up to here with prison movies set on Earth.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterFrank Scheck

    Directors Stephen St. Leger and James Mather fill the film's obvious narrative gaps with enough witty banter and tongue-in-cheek humor for audiences to overlook the subpar special effects used throughout.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    With no thriller cliché left unused, the gaily outlandish plot is matched by tin-eared dialogue, ripe tough-guy overacting from the very game Pearce, and best-that-she-could acting from Grace.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    A putrid film that comes dead-weighted with hammy one-liners and a plot so silly it borders on comedy?

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