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Free Fire (2017) – Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Sharlto Copley, Jack Reynor

Free Fire
R

2016 ‧ Crime film/Drama film ‧ 1h 30m

Justine brokers a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen and a gang led by Vernon and Ord, who intend to sell them a stash of guns. But when shots fire during the handover, complete pandemonium ensues, with everyone at the scene suddenly thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival.

Release date: April 21, 2017 (USA)
Director: Ben Wheatley
Production company: Film4 Productions
Screenplay: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump
Music composed by: Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury 

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Cast

Brie Larson
Justine
Armie Hammer
Ord
Cillian Murphy
Chris
Sharlto Copley
Vernon
Jack Reynor
Harry

Critic reviews

Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire is an action movie finely tuned to even the most potentially vicious audiences’ tolerances. Full review
Glenn Kenny
The NYTimes
Obviously inspired by Quentin Tarantino’s movies, as well as 1970s shoot-’em-ups, this action movie tries to be stripped down and clever, but it only succeeds at being laughably violent. Full review
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
Wheatley continues an unbroken run of quality, helped by a great cast and a startlingly effective premise. This is seriously cool, stuffed with great dialogue and riddled with bullets. Full review
Helen O’Hara
Empire
This almost cartoonishly over-the-top action movie crosses the irreverent cheekiness of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs” with the ruthless spirit of 1970s B-movies. Full review
Peter Debruge
Variety
Free Fire is a stronger concept than film, hamstrung by poor storytelling and execution, despite the best efforts of the cast. Full review
Chris Agar
Screen Rant
Free Fire is not much more than a 90-minute marathon, an ear-splitting exercise that’ll leave you with a headache, but little else. Full review
David Sims
The Atlantic
The movie is meant to be a nihilist joke, but it’s all fodder if you don’t give a damn about who’s being annihilated. Full review
David Edelstein
Vulture
Co-written by Wheatley with his wife, Amy Jump, “Free Fire” is full of stinging verbal parries and thrusts. Full review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Free Fire (2017) – Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: 67% – ‎166 reviews

Reviews Counted: 166. Fresh: 111. Rotten: 55. Critics Consensus: Free Fire aims squarely for genre thrills, and hits its target repeatedly and …

Free Fire Movie Review & Film Summary (2017) | Roger Ebert

Rating: 2/4 – ‎Review by Matt Zoller Seitz

Free Fire” is neither the best nor the worst of the Tarantino wannabes; at its worst, it’s tediously unoriginal, and at its best, it’s funny and …

Free Fire Review – IGN

Rating: 8.2/10 – ‎Review by Alex Welch

Free Fire Review. Share. Quentin Tarantino meets Sam Peckinpah in this hilarious, violent story about an arms deal gone wrong. By Alex …

Free Fire review – warehouse shootout is bang on target | Peter …

Free Fire review – warehouse shootout is bang on target. 4 / 5 stars. Ben Wheatley’s thriller about a protracted gun battle, starring Brie Larson …

Free Fire review: Ben Wheatley’s mad, bloodthirsty contraption

Dir: Ben Wheatley; Starring: Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, Michael Smiley, Sharlto Copley, Jack Reynor, Sam Riley, Babou …

Review: Brie Larson as a Gangster Wrangler in ‘Free Fire’ – The New …

A version of this review appears in print on April 21, 2017, on Page C14 of the New York edition with the headline: Free Fire. Order Reprints| …

Film Review: Free Fire | Consequence of Sound

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2016 … (Interview: Ben Wheatley on Free Fire’s Connections to …

Free Fire (2016) – IMDb

Rating: 7.2/10 – ‎5,187 votes

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Free Fire Reviews – Metacritic

Rating: 63% – ‎39 votes

Free Fire movie reviews & Metacritic score: Justine (Brie Larson) has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen and a gang led by …

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