Man on a Ledge
Man on a Ledge (2012)

An ex-cop and now wanted fugitive (Sam Worthington) stands on the ledge of a high-rise building while a hard-living New York Police Department negotiator (Elizabeth Banks)tries to talk him down. The longer they are on the ledge, the more… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 29, 2012
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32%
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52%



Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Uninspired acting and preposterous plotlines defuse Man on a Ledge's mildly intriguing premise.

Anna Smith
Time Out

This embraces its own lunacy readily enough, never aiming for anything more than the disposable thrills it delivers thick and fast.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

This is one of the few movies that, with its skyscraper action scenes, probably needed to be made in 3-D. As it is, though, it's barely in 2-D - and really, I'm not sure it needed to be made at all.

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Justin Craig
FoxNews.com

After an interesting guessing game in the first forty minutes, it slips and falls to a terrible and clichéd death.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The solution to "now what do we do for 103 minutes?" is to pile as many silly distractions into the running time as possible.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

There's no escaping the sheer terror of a guy standing on a ledge that high up. "Man on a Ledge" delivers the sweats it intends to deliver.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

This drama defies reason, logic and explanation but it can't defy gravity and ultimately falls flatly on its face.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

'Man on a Ledge' is our first legit contender for Best Worst movie of the year.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

When an action movie is as clumsy as "Man on a Ledge," it's begging to fall.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

"Man on a Ledge" is not a film that will change the way we look at thrillers, but it is a film that has enough thrills to provide for a very entertaining ride

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
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"I really liked this. I wasn't blown away with it, but it was close to being great. I enjoyed the story. I thought the way they planned it all was… More
Christian C
Not as bad as the reviews. It kept me interested.
Anthony Lawrie
For a thriller like this to work it has to rely on the small details but unfortunately the story is fairly light when it comes to those and instead tries hard… More
Candy Rose
A man (Sam) walks onto a hotel ledge, ready to jump. He is an ex-cop who escaped from prison to prove his innocence. Exciting thriller. Great cast. If you like… More
MisterYoda ?
two and a half...
Sophie Burgess
An interesting thriller that really kept me involved and wanted to know what's going to happen next. Whilst it's not perfect and there were many times… More