Man on a Ledge Reviews

  • Man on a Ledge
    • Genre : Thriller
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : -
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Summit Entertainment
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.

    • Readers Rate

Movie Reviews

  • unfortunately, this film doesn't realize it's a comedy
    by Brian Miller [Village Voice ]
  • this cloddishly contrived suspenser is too busy to bore, but too farfetched to thrill
    by Justin Chang [Variety ]
  • the only thing buzzing in "Man on a Ledge" are little gnats of narrative improbability
    2 of 5 by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune ]
  • the mystery is mostly explained about 50 minutes in and thereafter the film becomes a more standard
    by John Hazelton [Screen International ]
  • the movie is deeply dependent on its supporting players
    by Mary F. Pols [TIME Magazine ]
  • the film looks strangely outdated
    1 of 4 by Jaime N. Christley [Slant Magazine ]
  • offers an intriguing premise of revenge and redemption, but ultimately asks its audience to take too many leaps
    Review rate : D by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • much of what happens is not only improbable and impractical but nonsensical
    by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • much of the plot logic also appears to have been tossed out that window and the corny dialogue
    by Michael Rechtshaffen [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • many stories above a messy bit of New York City asphalt
    Review rate : D+ by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times ]
  • manages to both amuse and provoke, to cleave to convention and promote ideas
    by John Anderson [Wall Street Journal ]
  • leth totally fumbles what should be the movie's biggest moment
    Review rate : D by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • has its diverting moments, but by the time it has reached its too-pat final twist
    Review rate : D by Ann Hornada [Washington Post ]
  • for a while, there's dumb fun to be had
    Review rate : D by A.A. Dowd [Time Out New York ]
  • for a film with such a straightforward title, Man on a Ledge turns out to be remarkably convoluted
    Review rate : C by Keith Staskiewicz [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • faulty logic is too pervasive and flashes of dark humor are too few
    1.5 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • due to a convoluted plot that's also stunningly improbable
    Review rate : D by Kathleen Murphy [MSN Movies ]
  • completely bereft of entertainment value or invention
    by Andrew Lapin [NPR ]
  • any verisimilitude is undercut by a preposterous story and lines no actor should be forced to utter
    1 of 5 by Stephen Holden [New York Times ]
  • a movie that runs close to two hours before finally leaping into sheer gob-smacking nonsense
    1.5 of 4 by Peter Howell [Toronto Star ]

Reader's Reviews

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