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Based on 31 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
70
L.A. Weekly
What's fun is that the road to that climactic Capitol showdown is paved with one ridiculous and relentlessly edited set piece after another.
70
The Hollywood Reporter
A smooth blend of visual special effects, exceptional stunts, fluid photography, sharp design and a possible best-selling soundtrack.
50
Most of the movie is standard action fare, but the political commentary is interesting when it's allowed to surface.
50
Basically the first movie all over again, with plenty more of the bridge-jumping, rocket-launching action that audiences loved about the original.
50
Variety
You'd half expect the Xbox logo to pop up on the credit roll for XXX: State of the Union, since what's on view is closer to a videogame than a movie. While that will be music to the ears of young gamers, it's noise to anyone hoping for a coherent action movie.
38
Chicago Tribune
What isn't scary--or exciting, amusing or fun--is XXX: State of the Union, a movie so preposterous, cliché-packed and over the top that it makes the original "XXX" seem as good as the original "State of the Union."
38
ReelViews
One can give Ice Cube props for attitude, but not much more.
38
The special effects excite at first but wear out their welcome.
30
Loud, dumb and obnoxious.
12
Appalling sequel.

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