Video Review

Gunmen (1994)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Movie Rated: R; Genres: Action/Adventure, Mystery and Thriller; With: Christopher Lambert and Mario Van Peebles

Marvel as one-time lug Christopher Lambert gets more laughs than ostensible comedian Denis Leary! Cringe as Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart swears like a stevedore! Chortle as Mario Van Peebles essays his standard-issue postmodern Philip Michael Thomas for the thousandth time! As treasure-seeking thrillers go, Gunmen is fraught with action and incident. Sure, you're likely to forget the whole thing before you've finished rewinding, but that's entertainment. B-

Originally posted Jun 17, 1994 Published in issue #227 Jun 17, 1994 Order article reprints
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