Metacritic Movie Ratings
RED Reviews

4.0

61

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

    Even the more cartoonish performances, like John Malkovich's acid-damaged paranoiac, fit the movie's vision of the vanished, wild-and-woolly heyday of spycraft.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    It's a lot of fun and, because of the high quality of the cast, there's no need to feel guilty about praising such an inherently silly motion picture.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The best part of Red is the spectacle of terrific actors being terrific in novel ways.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    Unfortunately, while RED's stars may have gotten better with age, its many clichés have not.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The uneven humor, half-baked plot and generic action scenes keep RED from being much fun.

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