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Unable to generate an honest emotional response, the filmmakers resort to cheap trickery and heart-string rending music.

Director/writer Matt Ross offers moments of genuine power and pathos that make it easy to forgive the missteps.

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Aaron Paul

Just because a movie uses the word “intelligence” doesn’t mean it has any.

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Those who attend this movie expecting to see a superhero smack-down won’t be disappointed, but anyone partial to Captain America’s saga may feel shortchanged.

As a race-against-time, Jason Bourne-inspired adrenaline cocktail, "Criminal" offers a couple of hours of popcorn-munching entertainment.