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Momentum (2015)

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When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a master assassin and his team of killers. Armed with her own set of lethal skills, Alex looks to exact revenge for her murdered friends while uncovering the truth.

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Cast

Olga Kurylenko
as Alex Farraday
James Purefoy
as Mr. Washington
Jenna Saras
as Jessica
Karl Thaning
as Doug MacArthur
Lee-Anne Summers
as Penny Fuller
Colin Moss
as Kevin Fuller
Brendan Murray
as Raymond Kelly
Shelley Nicole
as Ms. Clinton
Greg Kriek
as Mr. Monroe
Hlomla Dandala
as Mr. Madison
Richard Lothian
as Mr. Jefferson
Kingsley Pearson
as Matthew Fuller
Hennie Bosman
as Huge Man
Joe Vaz
as Bank Manager
Anthony Mo Marais
as Parking Security Guard
Wayne Harrison
as Interpol Officer #1
Mzukisi Ntantiso
as Interpol Officer #2
Brett Williams
as Male Teller
Anneli Muller
as Young Woman
Royston Stoffels
as Air Traffic Chief
Ebby Weyime
as Officer In Charge
Chloe Kirby
as Senator's Aide
David Johnson
as Bank Guard
Sascha Rasmussen
as Bill Childers
Sabine Palfi
as Newscaster
Thandiwe Mesele
as Xhosa Newscaster
Henri Kriel
as Rookie Security
Hein Devos
as Business Man
Stephen Jennings
as International Anchor
Dylan Edy
as Black Hat
Daniel Triperi
as Hotel Security Guard
Scott Cooper
as Officer #1
John Carne
as Middle Aged Man
Peter Treurnicht
as Newscaster 2
Zintle Ntshoko
as Bystander
Dobs Madotyeni
as Hotel Valet
Marian Frizelle
as Senator's Associate
Rhobye Wyatt
as Senator's Wife
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Critic Reviews for Momentum

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (9)

this action thriller never stops moving (except when Olga Kurylenko's kickass heroine Alex has her leg literally caught in a vice), racing through its series of genre routines in the hope that speed alone can cover over any cracks.

November 25, 2015 | Full Review…

From the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers opening, through the Starsky & Hutch "gunfight in a warehouse" set-pieces, to the contractual-obligation shots of Kurylenko's bum, this is utter pants.

November 22, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Momentum is a strange husk of an action movie, one that contains all the right beats of a Hollywood contender, including a preposterous closing-reel set-up for an entire franchise to come, without a single moment of dramatic intrigue or credibility.

November 19, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The curse of Bourne continues to linger over the lower echelons of the film industry with yet another attempt to replicate its success sputtering out of the gate.

November 19, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

One of the worst films you won't see in 2015.

November 12, 2015 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

"Momentum" is a spectacularly generic action-thriller that, despite its sleekly shot and edited mayhem, lands with a giant thud.

October 16, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Momentum

½

A fairly standard heist film, Momentum delivers some good action but is completely predictable. After robbing a bank vault, former CIA agent Alex and her crew are betrayed by their client who proceeds to kill them off in order to recover a flash drive and clean up loose ends. Olga Kurylenko and James Purefoy lead the cast and give strong performances. But the script is poorly written, as it's extremely formulaic and full of clichés. Still, the fight scenes are well-choreographed and bring some excitement and suspense to the film. While Momentum is entertaining, it lacks anything original or compelling.

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