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Awesome: 8.57%
Worth A Look: 11.43%
Average: 22.86%
Pretty Bad51.43%
Total Crap: 5.71%

2 reviews, 23 user ratings

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by Ryan Arthur

"Kiss me, I'm an Irish terrorist!"
2 stars

Let's eat, drink, be merry and have bad accents.

Brad Pitt and Irish accents do not go well together.

The plot's a mess, Pitt's accent is lame, Treat Williams is a terrible bad guy and Harrison Ford just seems tired. Let the guy take a nap already.

It's hard to enjoy a movie when Pitt, one of the stars, badmouthed it before it opened. When your cast has no faith in a movie, it's hard for an audience to have faith in a movie.

Not horrible, considering the talent involved, but way below expectations for the talent involved.

Why did Reuben Blades die? That was dumb, too.

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User Comments

12/29/17 morris campbell boring imho 1 stars
11/09/15 Anne could have been...... 3 stars
1/26/07 JR I love Harrison Ford--even if he was shoveling barnyard slop for 1 1/2 hours....I'd watch! 4 stars
1/18/07 David Pollastrini not great, not terrible 4 stars
3/10/06 R.W.Welch Speak the speech, I pray you, trippingly on the tongue. 3 stars
3/09/06 great surprisingly good movie, sold me on the IRA's cause.... 5 stars
8/19/05 ES oh Jess your so stupid, why not high five binladen while you're at it, movie's bad 2 stars
4/27/04 fabian jonczyk I thought it was ok but the plot needs ajustment and the acting was not to bad i thought 3 stars
3/08/04 jess this movie is truely awesome , i can understand the ira and their actions 5 stars
3/25/03 Jack Sommersby Pitt and Ford are superb in this wildly uneven but compelling action drama. 4 stars
3/07/03 Glenn Very realistic and down to earth, amazing that this is from hollywood 5 stars
7/12/02 KMG Interesting 4 stars
8/08/01 Mr. Hat Weird.That's not a bad thing,but the bad thing ~ this was that I thought itwas mostly shit. 3 stars
8/01/01 TLsmooth Stop being nice because Han Solo is in it, it really sucked hippo schlongs. 1 stars
3/31/01 Monster W. Kung Very uninteresting and boring all over. There's much worse stuff, but this ain't good. 2 stars
11/28/00 Cristopher Revilla i was dissapointed, could've been better 2 stars
7/28/00 Terrie Smith Rather disappointing; Pitt's Irish accent distracting & Ford was unconvincing. 3 stars
6/10/99 Homer J. Simpson this movie was crap, brad pitt needs to learn how to act 2 stars
9/04/98 Scott Taylor I remember when Pakula made good movies. 3 stars
8/23/98 Mister Whoopee Harrison's scar distracts me. 2 stars
8/17/98 Johny Couldn't save itself from an unsatisfying ending 3 stars
8/16/98 {{{OZ}}} Every family of Irish descent does a jig at parties and drinks Guiness. Not bad but.. 3 stars
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