Free Guy

critic Reviews

, 80% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Combining a clever concept, sweet, self-aware humor, and a charming cast, Free Guy is frivolous fun.
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    Matthew MonagleAustin Chronicle
    This is no Ernest Cline novel; our emotional connection to the world and its characters goes far beyond the level of pop culture references.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    Free Guy is a very knowing movie, but part of its knowingness is its pop lightness -- even its blandness, if that can be seen as a virtue.
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    tt stern-enziWXIX-TV (Cincinnati, OH)
    It's Ryan Reynold's show, and he really gives you everything.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Free Guy is a big old mess. It's a movie that's more parts than the sum of its parts.
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    Mark FeeneyBoston Globe
    Reynolds is his usual two steps away from absolute insincerity. Where in other movies that can be maddening, here it lends a nice lift to his line readings.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    While I'm no gamer, this is one breezily intoxicating expedition into the unknown I wish I could pick up a controller and play for myself, and that's a compliment.
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    Michael ClarkEpoch Times
    Free Guy is admittedly derivative, but it also has a huge heart, a lot of soul and a sneakily sly, ingenious, and subversive plot which belies its' day-glow, confectionary, high-gloss finish.
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    Lynn VenhausPopLifeSTL.com...Presents
    Free Guy" demonstrates that a little originality and a lot of technical acumen can produce a fizzy summer blockbuster not bogged down in high expectations.
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    Fausto FernandezFotogramas
    Ryan Reynolds endows [Guy] with an innocence and humor worth of Danny Kaye. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Matt BrunsonFilm Frenzy
    If nothing else, Free Guy contains what might remain the best movie quip of the year.
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