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By Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Shooting, blood, death in uninspired thriller.

Movie PG-13 2015 96 minutes
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age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+

Way better than expected! Great Clean Action Movie

Some language, but not even a hint of sex or nudity.
age 13+

Don't bother. Seriously.

forgettable. cliche. dissapointing. nothing special. uninspired. i'd keep going but i think you get the point...

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Director James McTeigue has made solid movies before, but SURVIVOR feels second-rate, carelessly thrown together by all parties. While it's refreshing to see a thriller with a (theoretically) strong female lead, Jovovich's Kate Abbott is frustrating; she's supposed to be savvy and highly trained, but she makes every kind of rookie mistake. This kind of movie ought to be surprising, but instead, viewers are always a jump ahead of her. We already know who not to trust and where not to go, but Kate still does all of it.

And Brosnan should have had a great role, playing hired killer The Watchmaker, but his scenes are so flat and grim that it's difficult to have any fun with them. Images from and allusions to 9/11 add to the overall seriousness, but then the big showdown feels cut short -- as well as illogical.

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