Final Score (2018)

Final Score (2018)

Final Score (2018)

Dave Bautista is an takes on terrorist kidnappers at a soccer match in this Scott Mann-directed (Heist) action thriller co-starring Pierce Brosnan.

When heavily armed terrorists infiltrate a stadium packed with 35,000 football fans, ex-soldier Michael Knox (Bautista) is forced to use his military background to save the spectators, among whom is a fallen comrade's daughter.

2018Rating: MA15+, Strong violence104 minsUK
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Final Score (2018) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Possibly the least political movie about terrorism ever made, "Final Score" has no ambitions beyond pure escapism, and it meets its humble goal.

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Time Out

Time Out

Dave Bautista goes full Van Damme in a Sudden Death-alike action movie that's better than it has any right to be.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Final Score puts a cheeky British spin on the set-up, and it's hard not to smile when an American character gets thumped for calling the sport soccer instead of football.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Working from a script by Jonathan Frank, David T. Lynch and Keith Lynch, Mann proves equally efficient at action and drama.

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Independent

Independent

The conceit here is that the fans have no idea that terrorists are in the stadium. They may be irritated that their mobile phones don't work but are too busy watching the game to notice the killers in their midst.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Bautista has the low-key charisma, natural appeal and formidable physicality necessary for an action star, and he makes Final Score worth watching (at home while eating pizza and drinking beer, preferably) despite its endlessly derivative elements.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

It's let down by lapses into cliché and by simply not being audacious enough with its action set-pieces.

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