Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

Bullet to the Head

'80s throwback actioner with Sylvester Stallone as a New Orleans hitman who teams with a Washington D.C. cop (Sung Kang, Fast Five) to deliver vengeance against a mutual target - the man who killed their respective partners. Based on Alexis Nolent's graphic novel, directed by Hollywood veteran Walter Hill (The Warriors).

2012USA
Action
Director:
Walter Hill ('The Warriors', '48 Hrs.', 'Red Heat', 'Undisputed')
Writer:
Alessandro CamonWalter Hill
Cast:
Sylvester StalloneSung Kan

Streaming (2 Providers)

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

The pic's chief pleasure lies in its store of funny lines, which Stallone tosses off with genuine brio.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

No one here seems to notice that there's not much going on, including Mr. Stallone, which somehow makes it easier to watch.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A wilfully old-fashioned, oddly soothing sprawl of cool cars, heavy weaponry, chain-link fences and cackling crooks.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

An adrenaline shot to your movie memory if the blunt, gleefully dumb, no-nonsense ways of '80s-style action flicks are your nostalgia drug of choice.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Hard-hitting exercise in beefy, brainless fun.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Fun in parts, and Stallone’s always watchable, but it’s an ’80s tribute movie that coasts along on rapidly diminishing goodwill. Beige Heat, if you will.

2.0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

Hill works his usual magic on the big confrontations - the punches hit so hard that the sound of ax handles clacking isn't much blunter.

Variety

Variety

press

The pic's chief pleasure lies in its store of funny lines, which Stallone tosses off with genuine brio.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

No one here seems to notice that there's not much going on, including Mr. Stallone, which somehow makes it easier to watch.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A wilfully old-fashioned, oddly soothing sprawl of cool cars, heavy weaponry, chain-link fences and cackling crooks.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

An adrenaline shot to your movie memory if the blunt, gleefully dumb, no-nonsense ways of '80s-style action flicks are your nostalgia drug of choice.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Hard-hitting exercise in beefy, brainless fun.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Fun in parts, and Stallone’s always watchable, but it’s an ’80s tribute movie that coasts along on rapidly diminishing goodwill. Beige Heat, if you will.

2.0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

Hill works his usual magic on the big confrontations - the punches hit so hard that the sound of ax handles clacking isn't much blunter.

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