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Sleepless (2017)



Critic Consensus: Sleepless wastes a talented cast -- and solid source material -- on a tired crime drama whose clichés rapidly outnumber its thrills.

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SLEEPLESS stars Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, White House Down) as undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs, who is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs' teenage son. In one sleepless night he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.

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Critic Reviews for Sleepless

All Critics (61) | Top Critics (22)

Sleepless has the puzzling, 95-minutes feel of a doomed project that has been mercilessly edited to digestible proportions.

June 14, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

It's thin but taut and at a lean 95 minutes, it zips along at a propulsive, entertaining clip.

May 7, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The final twist is genuinely unexpected, though purely because of its irrelevance.

May 5, 2017 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

A smart and speedy cop movie that occasionally reaches for greatness.

May 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Less sleepless, more insomnia cure. For all its attempts at action, it's a rote, dull crime thriller with little fresh to offer.

May 4, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Alleged action movies need way more novelty than just flour being dusted over the combatants or brief bursts of underwater photography to ring the changes.

May 4, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sleepless

A far cry from the worst film of the year, but it does seem surprising that someone as talented as Jamie Foxx would bother with something this overpoweringly generic.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

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A series of clichés and action tropes which are enjoyable if you have nothing else to watch but it is nothing you will remember after the film ends. Despite the fact the film actually tries to set up for a sequel, Sleepless is a one and done crime drama that is about as original as the French film that it is based on.

Jacob Smith
Jacob Smith

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Sleepless is like your average sleepwalk journey. Nothing to expect, nothing to remember, nothing to cheer on. It's a series of fellow dreams that just seem forgettable to the maximum.

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