Contract - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

In broad terms, it's a 'been there seen that' underworld movie. The regular Ram Gopal Varma style of covering gangsters and their lives. But it has a certain rugged feel about it and the sub-plots and side characters are fresh which can make a good DVD watch.

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16 reviewers have given Contract an average rating of 1.1/5.0 (?)

2 yays
11 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Aparajita Ghosh, Apun Ka Choice ...The background music is so loud at times that it almost screams how viewers ought to feel in a particular scene.... full review

So-So by Baradwaj Rangan, Blogical Conclusion, The New Sunday Express ...What we have here is some sort of vigilante movie – a fairly gripping one – that just happens to be set against the backdrop of the underworld... full review

Thumbs down by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...even Varma fans are perhaps tired of the very same tools that made him a breakthrough filmmaker.... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...If you venture to watch CONTRACT, don't expect to be in the COMPANY of SATYA!... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Of the cast, only Sumeet Nijhawan as R D the don is worth a mention.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...Almost all key scenes in Contract give you a sense of déjà vu... full review

Thumbs down by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...The story is just not new.... full review

Thumbs up by Janhvi Patel, indya.com ...it is a compelling and engrossing watch... full review

Thumbs up by Janhvi Patel, indya.com ...The blast scenes make you cringe with fear. Very brutal and real.... full review

So-So Movie Talkies ...The music and the soundtrack of the film are also very well worked in with the film's theme.... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, NDTV ...The premise is vaguely reminiscent of the Salim-Javed script Don... full review

Thumbs down by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...The film is not the best on underworld offered from the kitty of Ram Gopal Varma.... full review

Thumbs down by Nithya Ramani, Rediff ...RGV has drawn some great performances from the rest of the cast too... full review

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...despite the blatant commercialisation attempt, the film is not bad.... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...Contract breaks no new ground... full review