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American Ultra

6.11 h 35 min201515
American Ultra follows Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his girlfriend, Phoebe (Kristen Stewart), is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive
Nima NourizadehJeanne McCarthy
Jesse EisenbergKristen StewartTopher Grace
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Connie BrittonWalton GogginsJohn LeguizamoBill PullmanTony Hale
Britton RizzioDavid AlpertRaj Brinder SinghKevin FrakesAnthony Bregman
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4.3 out of 5 stars

1872 global ratings

  1. 58% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 22% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 13% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 4% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 3% of reviews have 1 stars
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Ms. C. MorganReviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 May 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
A Comedy That's Actually Funny
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This is no Zombieland BUT I still gave it 4 stars. My reasons are as follows:
Very good performances from Jesse Eisenberg (who I adore) and Kristen Stewart (who I'd never really liked before).
A ludicrous story line (NO SPOILERS) but one you could just about believe possible.
Good supporting performances.
A great script, dozens of chuckles and many genuine laugh out loud moments.
Definitely worth a watch.
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dsReviewed in the United Kingdom on 02 July 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Utter Rubbish
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Great actors in Kristen and Jesse but the plot is really scraping the bottom of the barrel. Not even a D-movie. It is a shame such talented actors should lend credibility to such a trashy production. A wasted opportunity in every respect and damning verdict on the state of American filmmaking: devoid of creativity and utterly degenerate.
miss c pritchardReviewed in the United Kingdom on 06 August 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
very very very good fast paced witty action movie with a hint of ...
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very very very good fast paced witty action movie with a hint of poking fun at itself, it is nice to see jesse eisenberg playing a character other than nerdy/geek, highly recommend as it is entertaining with good special effects(blowing things up etc..) and good dialogue which is not always the case in the action genre, i absolutely loved it
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 June 2019
2.0 out of 5 stars
Very Very Average
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Shame really as the trailer looked really slick but for me it was average and I felt I wasted my time watching it and money purchasing it. The acting was ok...ish(but they have done so much better in previous films), story poor, disjointed and predictable. Nothing special about the action, I felt it was trying to emulate so many other A+ action movies but just failed to deliver. Wish I could get a refund!
Lee GemmellReviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 April 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great film
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Fantastic film my only issue with this movie is Kristen Stewart ! Never really took to her but luckily Jesse Eisenberg is awesome.
D. RiceReviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 February 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great fun.
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Very enjoyable, lighthearted thriller with just enough comedy to keep it rolling between action sequences. It’s probably CIA-are-nasty plot 23b but it’s good enough for you to want to watch it again a few months later.
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A. MutimerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 06 October 2019
3.0 out of 5 stars
Dialogue Poor
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This is billed as an action comedy, and it lives up to the action part, I supposed, but it isn't funny. I didn't laugh out loud once, just smiled. Both main actors do a good job, but there just is not enough for them to work with.
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Kindle CustomerReviewed in the United Kingdom on 05 August 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Spy film with a twist
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If you liked the Sam Rockwell film Mr Right you will like this .
Really enjoyed it a good film with an excellent cast.
I would recommend it.
I purchased it as a download, so just to say the vision and the sound was very good.
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