A Towering Inferno style action movie in which Dwayne Johnson is set to play a disabled US War Veteran and former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader.
What do the critics say?
Based on 20 Skyscraper Cinema reviews, Skyscraper gets an average Cinema review score of 59. The score for all versions is 59 based on a total of 20 reviews.
It’s The Rock vs. the building in an action epic where familiarity doesn’t drown out the fun352d ago
Dwayne Johnson and Neve Campbell star in a big, dumb and extremely entertaining riff on Die Hard and The Towering Inferno.352d ago
It’s all just Dwayne Johnson getting the job done. There ain’t no mountain, nor skyscraper, high enough for him.352d ago
Dwayne Johnson’s humanity provides a firm foundation for a gleefully silly action-thriller.352d ago
Hollywood has been showing people hanging off of things for over 100 years, and if that’s something you enjoy, Skyscraper is the pinnacle of this trope, forcing The Rock to dang...352d ago
No matter how hokey or neatly cyclical things get, Johnson excels.352d ago
Writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber's super-tall building boasts 240 stories, and for some reason, this is the one he chose to tell.352d ago
The Rock’s Skyscraper promises stupid fun, but falls short352d ago
The signature promotional image of “Skyscraper,” the latest Dwayne Johnson summer extravaganza, features the charismatic blockbuster star hanging from a soaring building by only...352d ago
A silly yet watchable action movie sees the world’s most bankable star try to save his family from a building full of fire, terrorists and clunky dialogue352d ago
Dwayne Johnson must save his family from a burning building in Rawson Marshall Thurber's 'Die Hard' wannabe.352d ago
There are intermittent pleasures, including Ms. Campbell, who seems ready to transition to a new career phase playing hard-hitting maternal types with Mona Lisa smiles. Mostly, ...352d ago
Dwayne Johnson's Skyscraper really wants to be Die Hard and isn't352d ago
Dwayne Johnson gets serious in disaster film-meets-‘Die Hard’ blockbuster – and slightly misses the mark352d ago
Dwayne Johnson shows off his dramatic acting chops352d ago
In the end, it’s hard to rule out any Johnson movie entirely, but Skyscraper is more disappointment than summer sleeper. Given that Thurber and Johnson have more projects in the...352d ago
Former FBI agent and amputee Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) is hired as security consultant for a state-of-the-art Hong Kong skyscraper called The Pearl. But when this “mile-high ...352d ago
Skyscraper is little more than a faster-higher-stronger amalgamation of Die Hard and The Towering Inferno.352d ago
“Skyscraper” Sure Has a Lot of Mass Shootings for a Family-Time Adventure Movie352d ago
There’s no better time than summer for a fun, brainless thriller. All you need is three key ingredients: a charismatic hero, a hateable villain and a snappy screenplay.352d ago
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