DVD - 2012
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Publisher: [United States] : Columbia Pictures, 2012.
Edition: Unrated ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (95 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.


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Feb 10, 2015
  • lukasevansherman rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

If you don't going into this expecting a loud, inane action movie, it's kind of on you. I like my action movies like I like my presidents: aggressive, confident, and not too bright. "Lockout" is all three. The silly premise, which rips off "Escape from NY," not "LA," involves the president's daughter getting capture in a space prison. The prisoner who escapes and frees the other prisoners has an absurdly easy time. Enter Guy Pearce as the wisecracking, ass-kicking dude who will save her. Pearce is better than material, but seems to be having fun. There's not too much plot and plenty of big, dumb action. In the credits it says "based on an original idea by Luc Besson," which is hilarious because Besson has never had an original idea in his life, unless you count making Milla Jovovich an action star. Way more entertaining than "Lucy."

Jan 03, 2015
  • new_orleansguy rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

ok, to get an idea of what this movie is like, imagine the character Guy Pierce played in "PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT", give him a gun and the kind of lines only Bette Davis could pull off and BAM! you have the movie.

This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. Truly. It makes the Kardashians (whoever they are...) look smart.

The idea for the film is not a bad one, with Stallone or A'nol' in it, it might have made a decent movie to make fun off, but here, it's just too easy. It's so bad, it's bad.

Pierce comes across as a buff drag queen, trying to help some dame off a prison ship. I was hoping at some point that the dame would just grab him by the shoulder pads and slap him and bark at him to act like a man, not like some hysterical ABFAB-wannabee...

I am getting a headache just from remembering watching this movie so I better cut this short...

In space (as the ALIEN ad line went...) no one wears Mary-Kay too overtly...

Dec 31, 2014

do not even waste your time watching this one its bad

Oct 08, 2014
  • downsman rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Not everyone is going to like this movie: if you're a die-hard sci-fi fan who has a serious approach to the genre, you might not. But if you like sci-fi to not take itself at all seriously and you have a sense of humour, you might--like me-- love it.

Aug 14, 2014
  • harrybrowne rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

The best description of this film comes from its lead character, Snow, played by Guy Pearce: "I'm going to be sick." A complete waste of the wonderful Pearce in this film, with its juvenile dialogue, cliched characters, and overdone action scenes. One star because Snow does not trust politicians (and rightly so) and one for the Raveonettes "Beat City" at the close.

Mar 10, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Ridiculously stupid movie. Guy Pierce only says one liners the entire movie, not his best movie by far. As a dedicated sci-fi junky, lots and lots of holes everywhere, leave brain on shelf before watching, but it is what it is and is mediocre for an action movie. Nothing new here.

Jul 04, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This wasn't the worst movie I've ever seen, it is far from being great. Just another shootem up bangem up move. Very predictable.

Apr 07, 2013
  • JEarl rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Snaaake Pliisken..in the 24th...and a half cennntury! This all done in my best Daffy Duck imitation. Alot of korny one-liners. I did like it, specially the kRAzY little brother. WOW! now that guy was knutZ.

Mar 23, 2013
  • paduatonio_ac95 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

two thumbs down, garbage directing, and awful setup of plot, waste of a disc

Mar 17, 2013
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Action packed, simple plot and quirky dialogue.

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Jul 03, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams

Jan 16, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Scott Langral: "Again, what happened in that hotel room?" Snow: "Uhhh, it was coupon night and I was trampolining your wife." (Snow is punched in the face) Scott Langral: "You're a real comedian aren't you, Snow?" Snow: "Well I guess that's why they call it the punch line." (Snow is punched again) Scott Langral: "You don't like me, do you?" Snow: "Don't flatter yourself. I don't like anybody." Scott Langral: "With that attitude, I can see why nobody likes you." Snow: "Oh, come on. People love me. Just ask your wife." (Snow is punched again)

Jan 16, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Scott Langral: "Who was the mystery man on the phone?" Snow: "Uh, his name was F*©k You." Scott Langral: "Really?" Snow: "Yeah, he was Asian."

Jan 16, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Scott Langral: "I can have Rupert bludgeon you all night." Snow: "I'm being beaten up by a guy called Rupert?"

Jan 16, 2013
  • Monolith rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Harry Shaw (offering a snack): "Nut?" Snow (lights a smoke): "Nah, I'm trying to give them up."


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