Parents' Guide to

Run All Night

By Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Interesting characters in violent, choppy action thriller.

Movie R 2015 114 minutes
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Don't mess with Liam neeson

It was kinda weird that this came out on Friday the 13th but I was still excited none the less, this flick delivered as promised, it's a badass nonstop action thrill ride that keeps you on the edge of your seat, don't mess with neeson's family, it won't end well for you

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Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (10 ):

Director Jaume Collet-Serra, who's made two other Liam Neeson movies -- Unknown (2011) and Non-Stop (2014) -- isn't exactly subtle, and his movies can't quite be called tightly crafted or clever. He's not a master of action scenes, and the chases and shootouts in RUN ALL NIGHT are fairly choppy and without a good sense of space. But what he does have is the knowledge of just how to use Neeson in an action thriller.

Collet-Serra understands the appeal of older, stoic Irish actor -- and what he brings to the screen that a chiseled twentysomething does not. Collet-Serra creates the movie's finest moments in the humanity of the character interactions, creating a space where all of the primary players grew up together in the same New York neighborhood and are prone to talking or joking before trying to kill one another. The scenes with Neeson and Harris especially resonate with the weight of an unspoken bond that goes back long before the story started.

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