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Standoff follows Carter, a troubled veteran who gets a chance at redemption by protecting a 12 year-old girl, who takes shelter in Carter's farmhouse after witnessing a murder, from sadistic assassin Sade and avenge the murder of her family.
30 July 1961, Augusta, Georgia, USA
22 February 1969, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
11 April 1983, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
1962, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
February 26, 2016A shoot 'em up with surprises and style to spare.
February 12, 2016To give credit where it's due, this lukewarm mess of a movie delivers what its title promises.
April 03, 2016The concept might have worked better as a short, where the bookend action sequences would have had more impact and the extended middle stretch wouldn't have included so many silly twists and misguided stabs at moral complexity.
February 12, 2016What should be a simple genre piece is overly complicated by the unfocused ambitions of its director.
March 26, 2016Thomas Jane and Laurence Fishburne in a very different sort of faceoff, of post-military conflict damaged souls in this PTSD psychological crime thriller. As one struggles against his inner demons, and the other succumbs to the mental ravages of war.
February 17, 2016It keeps you tensed and anxious and never sure of how anything will turn out. You get your money's worth.
February 11, 2016This overly talky, slackly executed game of cat-and-mouse comes off as cheesy rather than chilling.
March 10, 2016Histrionics aside, Standoff still has a lot to offer, with Thomas Jane giving a grounded performance to clash with Laurence Fishburne's own over the top one.
February 11, 2016Perhaps the feature isn't dramatically explosive or inventive, but Alleca keeps it lean and captivating, giving "Standoff" an enjoyable energy with healthy bursts of action and antagonism.
July 20, 2016It's both cleverly written and directed.
February 11, 2016Plays like the faintest copy of a copy of countless superior films.
February 09, 2016Big-budget action epics might be the current norm, but there's something to be said for the slow burn. Enter Standoff, which delivers pretty much what its title advertises.