Hijack - External Reviews

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

There's absolutely nothing new about this thriller. Besides, the plot details are either missing or incoherent.

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20 reviewers have given Hijack an average rating of 0.9/5.0 (?)

2 yays
15 nays
3 so-so

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Thumbs down by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ...as painfully predictable as the horoscopes in cheap tabloids.... full review

So-So by Daliya Daspurkayastha, Business of Cinema ...The film concludes well but loose interest in the middle.... full review

Thumbs up by Aditya Mehta, Buzz18 ...The first hour of Hijack is rather slow, and meandres unnecessarily around the plot with scenes and songs that are not required.... full review

Thumbs down by S Viswanath, Deccan Herald ...Touted as an action thriller, Hijack, tailored to suit Shiney Ahuja to a T, and others cardboard caricatures, hurtles towards its cataclysmic end-game, signifying nothing... full review

Thumbs down by Martin D'Souza, Glamsham.com ...the question topmost in my mind is what did Esha Deol see in a bit role as an airhostess in HIJACK? ... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...It’s part Executive Decision, part Con Air.. oh forget it.... full review

Thumbs down by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ... it's hard to imagine how actors and producers signed up to be a part of this venture... full review

So-So by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...In his very first outing, he chooses a story not many debutantes -- even established names, for that matter -- would dare to tell: Hijack... full review

Thumbs down by Gaurav Malani, indiatimes ...the hijackers seem to be quite undecided on their demands... full review

Thumbs down by Mayank Shekhar, Mumbai Mirror ...This brooding loner of ours (Shiney Ahuja) is the source of most fun actually. Even Rambos have a past. ... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...But debutant director Kunal Shivdasani makes a royal hash of the time-tested formula.... full review

Thumbs down by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Painfully puerile and designed to put you off cinema on counter-terrorism forever, "Hijack" is a clumsy, amateurish take... full review

Thumbs down by Goher Iqbal Punn, Radio Sargam ...Kunal Shivdasani’s direction … yes…deserves huge marks. On script side, he and Gavendra Agarwal fall flat. ... full review

Thumbs down by Elvis D'Silva, Rediff ...The passengers are a series of hastily sketched out clich?s that redefine the very concept of clich?... full review

Thumbs up by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ... Shiney Ahuja proves yet again his ability to play out each emotional range of a character impeccably.... full review

Thumbs down by Harshita Kohli, StarBoxOffice ...All in all Hijack might find takers for its action but that too is not very original and most of it far fetched... full review

Thumbs down by Namrata Tanna, Times Now ...Shiney Ahuja disappoints... full review

Thumbs down by Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India ...same old boring, bearded, belligerent jehadis -- that has been discussed threadbare in film after recent film... full review

Thumbs down Upper Stall ...The opening of the film best describes the style and nature of the film: glossy and superficial.... full review