Strike Back : Season 2

  • Network: Cinemax
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 12, 2011
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    Aug 16, 2012
    58
    Its hasty pace frequently muddles precisely who's who where, when or why. Even the zippy sex scenes play like another gratuitous burst of firepower.
User Score
7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 34 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. RPD
    Aug 18, 2012
    10
    Excellent start to the season. The addition of Rhona Mitra is already paying off. I honestly don't get where some reviewers are calling thisExcellent start to the season. The addition of Rhona Mitra is already paying off. I honestly don't get where some reviewers are calling this show a "guilty pleasure". Just because it's an action series doesn't make it any less credible, I guess you'd say, than something like Breaking Bad or Mad Men. If those shows could get away with what Cinemax can I bet they would be... Full Review »
  2. Nov 5, 2012
    8
    It's like Call of Duty: Black Ops meets your favorite buddy cop show. Surprisingly well put together and high budget action drama with anIt's like Call of Duty: Black Ops meets your favorite buddy cop show. Surprisingly well put together and high budget action drama with an extended mag of guns, explosions, adult language and a sidearm of sauce. The international flavor is particularly enjoyable with its mix of quality American and Brit actors (spot the Medic from Band of Brothers) and South African production base which allows for some believable and visually rich location shoots. The intense gun play and set pieces seem tactically correct and believable enough for us special sofa forces. There's a decent back story and the friendship between the two male leads keeps it interesting. It's fun watching them collect more scratches and bruises each episode. Full Review »
  3. Aug 24, 2012
    9
    I Love Strike Back and will always, The 1st season was kick ass and so is the highly anticipated 2nd season, I am already for the 3rd season,I Love Strike Back and will always, The 1st season was kick ass and so is the highly anticipated 2nd season, I am already for the 3rd season, I wish there were more tv series like this one. Keep on truckin Strike Back. Full Review »