Hanna (2011)

Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) is 16 years old. She is bright, inquisitive, and a devoted daughter. Uniquely, she has the strength, the stamina, and the smarts of a soldier; these come from being raised by her widowed father Erik (Eric Bana), an… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 6, 2011
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Fantastic acting and crisply choreographed action sequences propel this unique, cool take on the revenge thriller.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

While the film as a whole may be episodic and wayward, and not always in a good way, the action scenes are uniformly sharp, inventive and gripping.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

What keeps us hooked is Ronan, a young actress of seemingly limitless abilities, and the tension she creates between Hanna's inhumanly agile body and quizzical eyes, which turn cold only when she pulls the trigger.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

not terrible, but not great

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David Denby
New Yorker

An entertainingly nutty action thriller from the director Joe Wright.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

This film is bound to give the home-schooling movement a bad name, unless, of course, you're running a home school for assassins.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

It's like an amusement park ride operating in the middle of a rave in which The Chemical Brothers provide a no-one-gets-out-alive thrust of unimpeded propulsion.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

Blessed with considerable virtues, including a clever concept, crackling filmmaking and a charismatic star, it ultimately squanders all of them, undone by an unfortunate lack of subtlety and restraint.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

"Hanna" plays out as a visceral fairy tale about a naif discovering a world both fascinating and dangerous.

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Tom Glasson
Concrete Playground

Jason Bourne meets Run Lola Run in a movie that brings terrifying new meaning to 'child abuse'.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Liam Gadd
The most underrated action film of the last decade.
xGary Xx
A retired spy who has trained his daughter in seclusion her entire life unleashes her upon the world to revenge herself upon the former handler who betrayed him… More
Spencer S.
Mixing together the fetish details of fairy tales and the rogue Euro-friendly devices of action films, "Hanna" is a deceptively overdone genre of film… More
Dean !
A decent action/thriller, a bit like a teen girl version of Bourne Identity, but not as good. Although it was better than Abduction, good cast and some well… More
Jose Cruz
An outstanding, and fiercely directed "coming-of-age/revenge-flick", this little movie is, by far, the best one of the year. The action is so… More
Carlos Magalhăes
This average action thriller with tones of fairy tale features a stylish editing and an electrifying score, being particularly efficient in the exciting… More