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Max Payne Review

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0.5

Dave White Profile

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

  • 2.0
    31

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 25

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    It's just a grindingly inert death-wish thriller.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    A banal revenge melodrama-cum-detective story, but fans of the video game on which it is based should not be alarmed.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Max Payne couldn't be more appropriately named. Sitting through this stylish-looking but derivative, vacuous and bullet-riddled movie inflicts maximum pain.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The film provides ample opportunity to attack the MPAA's hypocrisy. Max Payne is a bloodbath, yet it manages a PG-13 rating by keeping the explicitness of the killings just a whisker shy of what would be necessary for an R.

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