Dhoom 3 - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch if you have nothing better to do (?)
quick review:

It is one really long chase sequence, lots of Aamir Khan for Aamir Khan fans and of course you have some smart action sequences. Nothing more than that.

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39 reviewers have given Dhoom 3 an average rating of 2.8/5.0 (?)

14 yays
9 nays
16 so-so

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Thumbs down by Anna MM Vetticad, annavetticadgoes2themovies ...The object of Sahir’s hate, the head honcho at the bank he robs, is called Warren Anderson, which was the name of Union Carbide’s chairman at the time of the Bhopal gas tragedy. Was it unintentional or meant as a cheeky aside? Either way, I got a chuckle out of it. ... full review

Thumbs up by Naresh Kumar Deoshi, Apun Ka Choice ...Dhoom 3 may not be a perfect thriller, but it’s a ripsnorting entertainer, with catchy songs, elaborate choreography, superb stunts, bike chases firing on all cylinders, and a wonderful climax that leaves you high, but not dry. ... full review

Thumbs down by Bobby Sing, Bobby Talks Cinema.com ...I am not writing it here in details and would like all the friends who have watched DHOOM 3 to take a guess in their individual comments.... full review

Thumbs down by Shalu Dhyani, Bolly Spice ...The earlier Dhoom films may have put style over substance but they were still a lot of fun. This one has neither style nor substance, and is too tedious to be any fun. At a runtime of almost three hours, it is two hours too long... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama ...DHOOM-3 is one solid entertainer loaded with attitude and star power that will leave fans of the series salivating for more. It is miles ahead of its predecessors in the DHOOM series. This will shatter previous records and set new ones. SURE-SHOT BLOCKBUSTER.... full review

Thumbs up by Vinod Talreja, Bollywood Life ...Just stop whatever you are doing, grab a bucket of popcorn and go watch the film – if nothing else, for the sake of the suspense and stunts it has.... full review

Thumbs up by Neha Pinto, BookmyShow ...Aamir Khan, the man with the Midas touch does it once again. Dhoom: 3 is a hit... full review

So-So by Deepa Gahlot, cinemaah ...The point of reviewing a film that is a hit before it even reaches the theatres is that a small number of sceptical readers wan to know whether the film is worth watching... full review

So-So Daily Bhaskar ...Despite all the bumbling by the director, fumbling by Abhishek-Uday, some glitches in the VFX, Aamir overcomes all the insurmountable odds.... full review

Thumbs down by Suparna Sharma , Deccan Chronicle ...The film Dhoom 3’s producers paid for was meant to be a grand, seductive, dizzy journey. Unfortunately, our travel companions on this journey are old fogies who have seen and shown us better days.... full review

So-So by Nikhil Arora, Desi Martini ...There is no Dhoom 3, there is only Aamir Khan ... full review

Thumbs up by Aneela Zeb Babar, Desi Martini ...Aaj phir se bahut sari motorbikes Niklengi DHOOM se ... full review

Thumbs up by Somesh Sinha, Desi Martini ...Macha diya dhoom! ... full review

So-So by Rony D'costa, Desi Martini ...Doom Machale. ... full review

Thumbs down by Ameetbhuvan, Desi Martini ...For a film with Uday Chopra as a high point, the less said the better. ... full review

Thumbs up by Sarita Tanwar, DNA ...Watch it for Adi Chopra’s vision and scale. India has truly arrived where action is concerned. Dhoom 3 sizzles and how... full review

So-So by Rachit Gupta, Filmfare ...To give you your money’s worth there’s a star cast. There’s Katrina’s great glamour, there’s Uday Chopra’s foolhardy comedy and there’s Abhishek Bachchan’s machismo. ... full review

Thumbs down by Piyasree Dasgupta, FirstPost ...Come to think of it, really hard, that could be the best decision the Dhoom:3 director ever took!... full review

Thumbs down FirstPost ...Khan is a good dramatic actor and a great comedic actor, but is not a commercial action hero. Someone needed to tell him to lighten up a bit. This is a Dhoom movie after all... full review

So-So by Johnson Thomas, Free Press Journal ...the poorly constructed narrative surrounding characters who appear half-baked and devoid of warmth, and the ‘returns’ oriented casting choices make this film a less than entertaining experience than it could have been.... full review

So-So by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...Take out Aamir Khan and you have Kaizad Gustad's BOOM!... full review

So-So In.com ...Ultimately, the film is let down by a convenient script and its inability to deliver solid entertainment.... full review

So-So by Vivek, India Entertainment ...Overall, lower the expectations and you will not be disappointed and you will be entertained. ... full review

So-So by Vinayak Chakravorty, india today ... It's monster madness, manufactured to leave you in a daze. It's mammoth dumbness guaranteed to be out of your mind no sooner you hit the exit door. In the end of it, if you still like Dhoom 3, it is because of Aamir. There is a vital twist about his role in the film that bars any discussion on his performance. All we'll say is go watch Dhoom 3 for Aamir... full review

Thumbs down by Shubhra Gupta, indian express ... Dhoom 3 is more bust than boom... full review

Thumbs up by Mohar Basu, koimoi ...Dhoom 3 is a definite must watch. Breathtakingly shot with gorgeous cinematography, this edition notches higher than its preceding films in terms of thrills and mostly in terms of soul... full review

Thumbs down by Nandini Ramnath, Live Mint ...whose collective energy occasionally lifts the film out of dross and towards something approaching entertainment.... full review

So-So by Shubha Shetty-Saha, MiD DAY ...watch this film for the thrill of it... full review

Thumbs up by Joginder Tuteja, Movie Talkies ...Dhoom 3 surpasses the biggest of expectations that one carries from a franchise that has only grown bigger with every installment ... full review

Thumbs up by Divya Solgama, MoviezADDA ...Well this movie has all the dum which was highly missing in so called entertaining masala films of the year 2013... full review

So-So by Karan Anshuman, Mumbai Mirror ...Ding! I scurried out having lost a little piece of my dignity but grudgingly gaining quite another perspective. ... full review

So-So by Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV ...Dhoom: 3 is fun while it lasts, but it might not leave the viewer with the sense of having watched a film that is truly unique. ... full review

So-So by Mansha Rastogi, Now Running.com ... Dhoom 3 is bigger, grander and visually spectacular but has it's share of flaws too. A must watch for the sheer grandeur. ... full review

So-So by Sukanya Verma., Rediff ...Dhoom 3 continues the tradition of extravagance in adventure and expenditure by roping in the fastidious Aamir Khan as its latest star antagonist...

So-So by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...It’s all entertainment that’s easily accessible, digestible, and doesn’t ruffle any feathers. Equal parts absurd and visually dazzling, Dhoom 3 remains (and I use this unbecoming term) a decent one-time watch. ... full review

Thumbs up by K N Gupta, SmasHits.com ...A great action thriller after a long time!... full review

Thumbs up by Srijana Mitra Das, Times of India ...Dhoom 3's story with a twist wrapped around it, like the ribbon around a Christmas gift. Merrily unwrap - flying out of the Great Indian Circus, Dhoom 3 is great fun. ... full review

Thumbs up by Rummana Ahmed, yahoo! India ...film was super entertainment, the first half really has edge-of-the seat tension and the twists are really well executed. To give the film its due it is definitely the best ‘Dhoom’.... full review

Thumbs up by Aparna Mudi, ZEENEWS.COM ...The movie is sure to keep you hooked; go and watch it for Aamir... full review