...stylish but laborious...
—Alex Markerson E!
...any movie that depends on Nick Cage's nasally, monotone narration to keep the plot moving along ain't gonna keep you glued to your seat.
—James Jung Maxim
...without the gritty, seamy feel of the original, it seems like just another bullet ballet out of a Steve Wynn nightmare.
—Michael Ordoña Los Angeles Times
Oh brother, here we go again.
—Bill Gibron filmcritic.com
It's never close to good, and it can't even get bad right.
—Nathan Rabin Onion AV Club
The filmmakers even manage to turn seamy Bangkok into the least exotic setting imaginable.
—Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly