Knock Off 1998

Critics score:
8 / 100

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Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times: Was a film ever more appropriately titled than Knock Off? Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: One of Van Damme's best movies ever. Read more

Lisa Alspector, Chicago Reader: Though the jokey lines seem out of place, the somber tone of this 1998 action movie makes the political subtext more sincere and less grandiose than usual. Read more

Paul Tatara, You've never seen so many pointlessly contrived optical effects shots in your life. Read more

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John Haslett Cuff, Globe and Mail: The plot is as incomprehensible as the dubbing, and many of the special effects are neither special nor effective. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Almost worth attending for the experience of seeing how low film makers can sink in their never-ending quest to bilk the action picture audience out of a few hard-earned dollars. Read more

Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle: Something of a kaleidoscopic mess of a movie, but it has its moments. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: For hardcore Van Damme and Sparks fans only. Read more

Joe Leydon, Variety: The last blast of the summer is an exuberantly cheesy action opus featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rob Schneider as an improbable pair of gung-ho heroes. Read more