Movie Review: From Paris with Love (John Travolta)

by Klaus on June 20, 2010

in Movies

From Paris with Love is a 2010 action/chrime/thriller movie with an iMDb rating of 6.4 out of 10, not really impressive rating. After watching the movie, I wouldn’t call it “cinema worthy”, but it’s not a bad way of spending the 92 minutes watching it as a rental movie. Yes, it’s only 92 minutes.

On iTunes Store, where I rented it with my Apple TV, it had a much better rating than on iMDb which is why I rented it in the first place. I don’t regret it though, as having said, it’s okay for a movie rental to spend 1.5 hours on it.

From Paris with Love features John Travolta as the most-known actor but also Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Amber Rose Revah, Eric Godon and Sami Darr. As for John Travolta, I think he’s in general a good actor and in this movie, he’s really bad ass, making Jack Bauer and Chuck Norris seem like babysitters 🙂

The movie itself is really simple with the “usual plot” from many action movies. There’s the good guys (John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys Meyers) that will have to protect a delegation against the bad guys. There’s only a few twists in it so you don’t really have to think much in this movie, it’s mostly a “sit back, relax and enjoy some HD and surround sound action”-kinda movie.

I’m rating this movie with 3 apples out of 5. One apple for John Travolta, one for managing to entertain me for the full 92 minutes and one for the action.

Rent it if you can – don’t buy it.

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Mal - Utility Warehouse Member July 5, 2010 at 14:11

I agree it’s a renter at best!

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Anton July 10, 2010 at 14:59

Kind of weird seeing John Travolta bald as well… thanks, looks like I’ll probably give this one a miss then! (In the cinema at least)
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akhil November 4, 2011 at 09:19

Hey Klaus I really love this post, this really a great movie Paris With Love ,I saw that movie 3 times with my friends. John Travolta, he is my one of the best hollywood superstar actor,I saw his movie Face off , so many times and he such a brilliant actor. Thanks again for this post.

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