Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
  1. 30
    If, at odd moments, The Rock is better than tolerable, it is usually because of its stars.
  2. Can a mild-mannered toxicologist and an eccentric Alcatraz veteran stop him before it's too late? Learning the answer means sitting through more than two hours of violence, vulgarity, and all-around excess, served up with high-tech trimmings by director Michael Bay.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 76 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
  1. paull
    Aug 16, 2008
    Geese ciritc do take sthings serouisly about the movie being bad but THIS is a good action movie with the breakthrough of nicolas cage and sean connery. They had great chemistry. Full Review »
  2. Tagol
    Jun 29, 2007
    Critics are stupid.At least de negative scores.This film is a GREAT action movie.I got a real pleasure watching it.Very good actors,good music,good story,good everything. Full Review »
  3. [Anonymous]
    Oct 7, 2005
    Believe it or not, Michael Bay did make a strong, GOOD action movie, and here it is.