John Travolta shaves his head and Jonathan Rhys Meyers does an American accent for this thriller directed by Pierre Morel (TAKEN). In FROM PARIS WITH LOVE, a traditional man (Rhys Meyers) is paired up with a renegade cop (Travolta) when things get dangerous in the French capital.
"John Travolta lets entertainingly loose as a bald-headed, goateed, gonzo CIA agent with a short fuse in Pierre Morel's 'From Paris With Love'..." - 01/29/2010 Hollywood Reporter
"The soundtrack, in which David Buckley's beat-driven orchestral score seamlessly mingles with the sounds of gunfire, suggests a hip-hop suite precisely coordinated with Michel Abramowicz's jiggling, agitated cinematography....FROM PARIS WITH LOVE is an effective stimulant." - 02/05/2010 New York Times
"[I]t flies like a crazed eagle on uppers and comes from the talented, propulsive schlocketeer Pierre Morel." - 02/05/2010 Los Angeles Times
3 stars out of 5 -- "The character appeal is in the teaming of Travolta's OTT, shaven-headed wild 'n' crazy guy with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who, in a reversal from his usual flamboyant turns, is engaging as the straight-laced, methodical guy..." - 02/20/2010 Empire