Free Guy

Free Guy

Free Guy

Ryan Reynolds discovers that he's a background character in an open world video game that will soon go offline in this action comedy co-starring Emmy winner Jodie Comer (TV's Killing Eve) and Taika Waititi.

Guy (Reynolds) first learns the truth of his existence after coders Milly (Comer) and Keys (Joe Keery, TV's Stranger Things) insert buggy code into the game Free City - something of a cross between Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto - published by Antoine (Waititi). But when Guy gets noticed for making moves to become the game's hero, he finds himself in a race against time as the developers move to shut it down.

2021Rating: M, Violence & offensive language115 minsUSA
ActionComedyScience Fiction

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  • Arriving 24th Oct
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Free Guy / Reviews

Total Film

Total Film

Warm and witty, Free Guy is expertly crafted disposable fun.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It's all just "amusingly" reproduced clichés-a super jump here, a motorcycle crashing through glass there.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

In a genre where winky self-awareness has become standard-issue, Free might have come off as manic and hollow; instead, it has fun having a heart.

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CNN

CNN

Silly, handsome-looking and a great deal of fun, in roughly inverse proportion to how much one sweats the details.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Has an electrifying earnestness that's hugely refreshing in the era of franchises hefting around the dead weight of their own mythology.

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Associated Press

Associated Press

For a proudly "original" movie, "Free Guy" isn't really so original.

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

It would be inspiring if it weren't so silly, though as A.I. evolves one can imagine one's kitchen appliances trying to unionize and Alexa asking for a little more privacy.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Wringing humour out of absurdity and kicking butt with aplomb.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

One can still see just enough glitches in this matrix to wish it was better.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

To engage the movie on its own terms, "Free Guy" never quite reaches its final level.

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Seattle Times

Seattle Times

There's nothing new here, but thanks to Reynolds it's worth stepping out to a theater to enjoy a tasty summertime treat.

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