Breaking In

Breaking In

Breaking In

Gabrielle Union (Bad Boys II) must protect her family during a home invasion in this thriller from the director of V for Vendetta.

201888 minsUSA
Thriller

Streaming (4 Providers)

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

In the end, the only real suspense comes from seeing whether the film can stretch its wafer-thin premise and paucity of ideas out to a full 90 minutes - and at 88 minutes with credits, even there it comes up short.

The Times

The Times

press

Breaking In is derivative, banal and devoid of tension.

1.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A paint-by-the-numbers plot still leads to an entertaining picture in "Breaking In." Here, you get what you expect, but it's a little better than you may have anticipated.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This viewer caught himself giggling at just how well it was working.

3.0
NPR

NPR

press

Breaking In mirrors the incompetence of its crooks, in the sense that it doesn't feel like much thought went into plotting it out.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

You wish for a few moments of camp or silliness to modulate the dynamics of this lean thriller.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Union certainly dedicates herself to all the huffing, running, jumping and emoting, though her efforts never counter Breaking In's aura of trashiness and disposability.

Variety

Variety

press

In the end, the only real suspense comes from seeing whether the film can stretch its wafer-thin premise and paucity of ideas out to a full 90 minutes - and at 88 minutes with credits, even there it comes up short.

The Times

The Times

press

Breaking In is derivative, banal and devoid of tension.

1.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A paint-by-the-numbers plot still leads to an entertaining picture in "Breaking In." Here, you get what you expect, but it's a little better than you may have anticipated.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This viewer caught himself giggling at just how well it was working.

3.0
NPR

NPR

press

Breaking In mirrors the incompetence of its crooks, in the sense that it doesn't feel like much thought went into plotting it out.

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

You wish for a few moments of camp or silliness to modulate the dynamics of this lean thriller.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Union certainly dedicates herself to all the huffing, running, jumping and emoting, though her efforts never counter Breaking In's aura of trashiness and disposability.

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