The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

2022 • 106 minutes
4.2
376 reviews
86%
Tomatometer
R
Rating
Eligible
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In this wildly entertaining, action-packed comedy, Oscar® winner* Nicolas Cage plays...Nick Cage! Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage accepts a million-dollar offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take an unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and he must use his legendary acting skills, channeling his most iconic and beloved characters to become a real-life action hero. *1995, Actor in a Leading Role, Leaving Las Vegas. Oscar® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
4.2
376 reviews
Gervase Grant
July 20, 2022
Esta fue una película realmente divertida con una trama inteligente y bien escrita. Nick Cage y Pedro Pascal tienen una gran química y ofrecen actuaciones fantásticas. Si quieres pasar un buen rato y unas buenas risas, mira esta película. Es lamentable que no le fue mejor en la taquilla, pero eso dice más sobre el sentido del humor de la audiencia cinematográfica estadounidense que sobre esta película. Con suerte, las excelentes críticas que está recibiendo esta película generarán la apreciación
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Sarah Leszczynski (killaHuntress)
July 15, 2022
Way way way way wAaaaaaaaay better than myself or my husband expected. I had medium hopes for this movie as the trailer looked pretty good. We both were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed this. It's very meta, and very aware of it, poking fun and using that self deprication as part of the plot line, making it ridiculous yet awesome at the same time. If you enjoy Nick Cage and ridiculous but endearing flicks, give this movie a whirl.
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Doug Lauver
July 30, 2022
This movie is absolutely terrible. I think I've lost faith in rotten tomatoes. It's like it wants to be a modern day Big Lebowski but the writers didn't really understand what it takes to make such a movie. I rented this movie with Google play credit I earned doing Google surveys and would have rather used the credit for an in-app purchase for Alpine Legends.
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