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Jennifer Lawrence is tied to a chair, beaten and tortured. She is the victim of rape and attempted rape. She is forced to strip naked in private and in public. She is slashed, stabbed and has a gun put to her head.

Ostensibly, such graphic ordeals are intended to demonstrate the physical and psychological fortitude of her character, a Russian spy named Dominika Egorova. But ultimately, these shocking and violent sequences become repetitive and gratuitous, making “Red Sparrow” feel more like a cheap exercise in exploitation than a visceral tale of survival.

Surely there’s more to spycraft than knowing the perfect spot to caress on a target’s thigh, or how delicately to whisper into his ear. But this is about the extent of the training she receives. (Oh! She also learns how to pick locks.) Dominika is right when she complains that she’s been sent to “whore school” alongside other attractive and tough-minded young people who are being molded to serve Russia’s secret intelligence. What she endures is more than just degrading—it’s destructive. And as a solitary tool set, it wouldn’t seem to prepare her for the many dangers headed her way.

“Red Sparrow,” which Francis Lawrence directed from Justin Haythe ’s script, is based on the novel by Jason Matthews . But it’s impossible to watch it without comparing it to last summer’s stylish and kinetic “ Atomic Blonde ,” another physically demanding espionage thriller starring Charlize Theron . That film truly was about female empowerment—about a woman using every inch of her body to achieve her goals while also having agency over her fate. The fact that Dominika is told early on that her “body belongs to the state”—which was the case long before she started training to be a spy—makes her the object of constant leering, and that male gaze gives “Red Sparrow” a skeevy vibe from which it never deviates.

Director Lawrence also worked with Jennifer Lawrence (no relation) in the last three “Hunger Games” movies, so he’s familiar with putting his exceedingly capable star through the wringer. She’s certainly game for it all (despite her wavering accent.) But aside from some shocking bursts of violence, he directs “Red Sparrow” with a surprisingly dull sameness. That overall bland tone, coupled with the film’s unnecessarily long running time, makes this would-be thriller less than thrilling.

It begins with promise and verve, though, as we see Dominika at the height of her powers in her former life, performing as a prima ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The great Ukrainian dancer Sergei Polunin plays her partner; sadly, he barely gets to show off his formidable abilities. But he is crucial to the on-stage accident that ends her career with a fall and a crack. (It’s one of many gory moments that’ll make you flinch and cringe in your seat.)

Dominika’s career-ending leg break also means the end of her ballet-sponsored housing and medical care that her ill mother needs. Right on cue, her uncle Vanya (yes, Matthias Schoenaerts really plays a character named Uncle Vanya) steps in with a proposal. He’s a high-ranking member of the Russian secret intelligence agency, and he has recognized cunning and scrappiness in her since she was a child. He thinks she can make herself useful to the state in order to protect her home and her mother.

That’s right. He sends her to whore school.

Charlotte Rampling , the cruel and emotionless leader of the training center (it’s actually called Sparrow School), teaches Dominika and her classmates how to manipulate people by seeking out their weaknesses, using their charms and becoming whomever they must to get the assignment done. Rampling’s character, known only as Matron, gives a speech to the class about how the West is weak, tearing itself apart with racial divisions and social media obsessions, and how it’s Russia’s time to step in and assert itself as the ultimate world power. This is about as close as “Red Sparrow” comes to addressing the renewed Cold War between Russia and the United States. (I guess a whole movie in which Jennifer Lawrence sits in a Moscow office building pumping out anti- Hillary Clinton Twitter bots would’ve been hard to market.)

There’s not nearly enough of Rampling, however. (Similarly, Jeremy Irons and Ciaran Hinds help bolster the strong cast in small roles as top Russian officials.) That’s because Dominika soon gets her first assignment: She must travel to Budapest and cozy up to a CIA officer named Nate Nash ( Joel Edgerton ), who’d been working in Moscow, and find out the identity of the mole who was his contact inside Russian intelligence.

Lawrence and Edgerton suffer from a woeful lack of chemistry together, a component that’s essential to determining whether the entire movie works. The way they dance around one other—flirting, feeling each other out—provides some intrigue and suspense at first. But they drop their facades far too quickly, and the ensuing romance has barely any spark. They never make us believe the sacrifices they’re willing to make for each other; we just have to go with it as the plot chugs along.

Thankfully, there’s Mary-Louise Parker , who provides a much-needed respite from this slog. She has a quick but significant supporting role as the chief of staff to a United States senator who’s too drunk to realize she’s not nearly as slick or savvy as she thinks she is. She finds herself in over her head while trying to sell secrets to the Russians and ends up getting squeezed in the midst of a power play between various double-crossing agents. It’s the film’s most suspenseful segment. And for one brief, glorious moment, she breathes life into a movie that never truly takes flight.

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Red Sparrow (2018)

Rated R for strong violence, torture, sexual content, language and some graphic nudity.

139 minutes

Jennifer Lawrence as Dominika Egorova

Joel Edgerton as Nathaniel Nash

Jeremy Irons as Vladimir Korchnoi

Ciarán Hinds as Alexei Zyuganov

Matthias Schoenaerts as Vanya Egorov

Joely Richardson as Nina Egorova

Mary-Louise Parker as Stephanie Boucher

Charlotte Rampling as Matron

  • Francis Lawrence

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  • Jason Matthews
  • Justin Haythe

Cinematographer

  • Alan Edward Bell
  • James Newton Howard

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Red Sparrow: refreshing, but not quite as seductive as it thinks it is.

Red Sparrow review – perverse Jennifer Lawrence thriller offers mixed pleasures

The Oscar-winning actor stars as a seductive assassin in a strange, yet often flatly directed, film that boasts surprisingly extreme sex and violence but also a wealth of bad accents

W hat does the world’s highest-paid female actor do when the franchise that took her to the top ends? It turns out the answers include: take home $20m for starring in an unintentionally creepy sci-fi romance ; collect an undeserved Razzie nomination for starring in her boyfriend’s allegorical arthouse horror ; and now play a Russian assassin-in-the-making in a darkly sexual espionage thriller. One can certainly question the quality of her post-Hunger Games projects, but it’s hard to fault the ambition behind Jennifer Lawrence’s decision-making process.

Based on a bestselling novel by former CIA operative Jason Matthews, Red Sparrow sees Lawrence star as Dominika, a ballerina dancing at the Bolshoi using her position to take care of her ailing mother. But when an accident leaves her seriously injured, she finds her world in disarray, unable to dance and unable to provide financial support. Her uncle Vanya (Matthias Schoenaerts) has a solution: if she helps him out with a small job, then he can help her back. Yet things don’t go quite as she imagined and she becomes witness to a brutal murder. Rather than have her killed, Vanya sends her to a school for sparrows, young usually ex-military trainees who are taught to use their skills of seduction to get what they want from the enemy (classes include lock-picking and watching S&M pornography). After she shows an unusual defiance, she’s extracted and sent out on her first mission: to seduce and gather information from an American agent (Joel Edgerton). But can she be trusted?

While Passengers was a weird, unsalvageable mess and Mother! an intriguing failure, Red Sparrow is not exactly the home run Lawrence could do with right now. But it’s far from a disaster. There’s a curious perversity that rears its head early in the film during a startlingly grisly shower scene and throughout, there’s a shocking willingness to go to the very edge of what’s acceptable in a contemporary studio movie. There’s full-frontal nudity, violent rape, implied incest, graphic torture and a darkly sexual atmosphere that leads to a number of head-spinningly nasty moments.

But for as many times as director Francis Lawrence (who led Lawrence through three of the four Hunger Games chapters) appears willing to push the boundaries, he’s also equally at home holding back. While some sexual content is portrayed with stunning frankness, other scenes are neutered. There’s an uncomfortable dissonance running throughout that results in a shifting, unsure tone and one wonders what film could have resulted from a steadier, yet wilder, hand (Brian De Palma would have had endless fun with it). The direction feels flat and passionless at times and while there are some impressive panoramic vistas, other stuffier scenes are so overly, clumsily lit that they’re clearly taking place on a set.

It’s commercially understandable why Jennifer Lawrence would be cast in the lead role, and despite a struggle with her accent, she perfects a compellingly self-possessed stare that makes her endlessly fascinating to watch. But the decision to cast so many British and Irish actors in small roles (Charlotte Rampling, Jeremy Irons, Joely Richardson, Ciaran Hinds, Douglas Hodge, etc) that could have been played with more conviction by Russians is one that remains distracting until the end. It requires a hefty suspension of disbelief that would have been easier to employ had the film been directed with more self-aware silliness (there’s also a horribly misjudged comic turn from Mary-Louise Parker that feels grafted on from an entirely different film). The drabness conflicts with the lurid, campier elements (“You sent me to whore school!”) and again, one wonders how much more fun the film could have been with someone else at the helm.

Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton in Red Sparrow.

The twists aren’t quite as daring as the film-makers seem to believe (pre-screening, all critics received a note from the director imploring us not to reveal the final left turn) and, instead, the knottiness gets to an exhaustingly convoluted point. It remains largely impossible to emotionally invest in Lawrence’s character (the remoteness, while effective, prevents us from feeling like she’s a real person) and though Edgerton is solid as always, their relationship is even harder to care about. There’s a frustrating lack of chemistry between them that makes the much-anticipated seduction scenes feel largely sexless, and any suggestion of deeper feelings fails to convince. But despite the many flaws, an unwavering narrative propulsion drives the film and sustains interest for the 139-minute running time. Lawrence’s movie-star magnetism keeps us onside, curious to know what her morally conflicted character will do next, and the acclaimed source material provides a page-turning blueprint that, bar some clunky exposition, translates adequately (it might have worked better as a mini-series, though).

What will audiences make of Red Sparrow? It’s a tough sell: a bleak two-hour-plus Russian thriller with graphic rape and torture. It’s also surprisingly low on action, choosing talkiness over more audience-pleasing mayhem. It doesn’t entirely work, but there’s something about its full-throttle nastiness that lingers, and it’s refreshing to see something that exists in the studio system that possesses so many queasily perverse elements. It’s just not quite as seductive as it thinks it is.

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In post-Hunger Games mode, Jennifer Lawrence continues her streak of pushing the envelope. Even if her accent feels awkward at times, she is mostly convincing as a Slavic agent...

Full Review | Jul 26, 2023

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Most of Red Sparrow looks slick and, somehow, doesn't overstay its welcome, even while being mostly forgettable.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4 | Mar 14, 2022

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[Red Sparrow] looks good, has a strong lead performance, and it never becomes boring. But, it also lacks a lot of what audiences will probably want out of a movie like this.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5 | Dec 29, 2021

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There are better examples of this kind of movie out there.

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A rare misstep from Jennifer Lawrence...

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5 | May 18, 2021

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Feels overlong as the twists and turns pile up like empty vodka bottles outside the Kremlin bar.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5 | Mar 4, 2021

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On the surface, nearly none of it is clever, which is quite disappointing in a movie about espionage and duplicity and triple-crosses.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/10 | Dec 7, 2020

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...it's just a flat, disappointing thriller that doesn't really do anything but show off Lawrence's beautifully toned body.

Full Review | Nov 6, 2020

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If "mother!" is up for the Razzies this weekend, there's a chance that "Red Sparrow" will do the same next year.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4 | Aug 29, 2020

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The issue isn't the film's slow pace; it's its duration and lazy screenwriting that use violence and sex like a slap to the back of the head.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5 | Jul 23, 2020

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The main pieces of Red Sparrow, but the lack of developing secondary parts keep the movie from being a complete spy movie.

Full Review | Jul 20, 2020

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The trouble with Red Sparrow is that it doesn't realize it's a down and dirty sex thriller.

Full Review | Original Score: C | Jul 17, 2020

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I guess I can say maybe see it once, mostly for Lawrence's performance and its intricate plot. I just don't know that I ever need to revisit the movie.

Full Review | Jul 7, 2020

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"Red Sparrow" mistakes a slow pace for a slow burn. For a film that aims to be tense and thrilling, to keep the audience on a wire, there's little suspense.

Full Review | Original Score: C- | Jul 1, 2020

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Lawrence is allowed to let her rich talents as an actor breathe life into a character that might have otherwise been played as shallow and far less interesting.

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This movie is dark.

Full Review | May 18, 2020

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Red Sparrow is a dense, thoroughly adult espionage tale, the likes of which are rarely seen at the multiplex.

Full Review | Mar 20, 2020

Director Francis Lawrence... seems to have reasoned that, because Russian literature is so long and slow, making his movie long and slow would be the path to authenticity.

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This is not entertainment, especially when the drawn-out brutal scene goes on and on and on. Way too gross and unnecessary.

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Parents need to know that Red Sparrow is an overlong thriller starring The Hunger Games ' Jennifer Lawrence as a Russian intelligence officer who seduces enemies of the state. This one definitely isn't for kids or young teens: It's full of graphic, bloody violence, including attempted rape, killing,…

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The movie's ultimate message centers on a woman becoming a victim and then eventually taking revenge.

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Though the main character is a strong woman, she's also forced into less-than-ideal circumstances by both bad luck and need. She takes control of several situations, but her ultimate solution is one of vengeance and violence.

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Extreme violence. Tons of guns and shooting; characters shot and killed. More than once, a man attempts to rape a woman but is stopped. Blood and gore. Beating and punching. Main female character punched and beaten. Gruesome dead bodies. A man is tortured, with his skin sliced off in strips. A woman receives vicious water torture. Man choked with a cord. Knife fight. Character hit and killed by a truck. Gruesome broken leg, gory operating sequence.

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Graphic sex scenes. Women, including the main character, are shown topless; also full-frontal male nudity. Woman in skimpy black underwear. A woman's underwear is ripped off; naked thighs shown. Quick images of "porn" videos (kissing feet, tied up, etc.). Suggested sexual acts. Strong sexual innuendo and sex talk. Kissing. Disturbing kiss between a man and woman who are related by blood. A man cheats on his wife.

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Parents need to know that Red Sparrow is an overlong thriller starring The Hunger Games ' Jennifer Lawrence as a Russian intelligence officer who seduces enemies of the state. This one definitely isn't for kids or young teens: It's full of graphic, bloody violence, including attempted rape, killing, gruesome dead bodies, fighting and beating, and disturbing torture scenes. Sexual content is also mature, with graphic sex scenes, topless women, and full-frontal male nudity, as well as lots of sex talk and innuendo. Language isn't frequent but is quite strong, with uses of "f--k," "s--t," "p---y," and more. Most of the characters smoke and drink socially, and one is shown staggeringly drunk. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails .

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Rape Sparrow

It has a rape scene in the first 30 mins, what's the story.

In RED SPARROW, Dominika Egorova ( Jennifer Lawrence ) is a star dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet. The company pays for the care for her ailing mother, Nina ( Joely Richardson ), and for their generous apartment, but when Dominika is injured in a gruesome onstage accident, those perks are suddenly in jeopardy. Dominika's uncle, Vanya Egorov ( Matthias Schoenaerts ), offers her a chance to become a Sparrow: a secret agent who preys on the desires of political targets. If she agrees, she can continue to care for her mother. So she's sent to a training facility led by a harsh matron ( Charlotte Rampling ) to learn the ways of seduction. She's then assigned to an American agent, Nate Nash ( Joel Edgerton ), who's been working with an unknown Russian mole. As things get more complicated and deadly, Nate and Dominika could be falling in love.

Is It Any Good?

Jennifer Lawrence re-teams with her Hunger Games director for this more grown-up attempt at a complex, sexy thriller, but the result is airless, mopey, and dull. Lawrence gets to try on a finely tuned Russian accent, as well as many gorgeous costume, makeup, and hairstyle changes, but although she tries her best, the character never really comes to life. The story is based on a novel by Jason Matthews, and it's structured adequately; Red Sparrow looks and sounds good, but it just fails to find a spark -- and it's far too chilly to be sexy.

It also never generates much suspense; it moves sluggishly and gets more and more tiresome as it trudges through its 139 loooong minutes. Director Francis Lawrence brought this same quality to his massively popular Hunger Games movies -- he helmed the final three in the series of four -- and their brooding quality appealed to teens. But this attempt an an edgier thriller still feels juvenile as it dabbles in excessive amounts of sex and bloodshed; its attempt at stoicism just feels like boredom. Try as it may to unveil twists and surprises, Red Sparrow remains routine -- it only manages to emphasize the "cold" in Cold War.

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Movie Details

  • In theaters : March 2, 2018
  • On DVD or streaming : May 22, 2018
  • Cast : Jennifer Lawrence , Joel Edgerton , Mary-Louise Parker
  • Director : Francis Lawrence
  • Inclusion Information : Female actors
  • Studio : Twentieth Century Fox
  • Genre : Thriller
  • Run time : 139 minutes
  • MPAA rating : R
  • MPAA explanation : strong violence, torture, sexual content, language and some graphic nudity
  • Last updated : September 3, 2023

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  • In the UK version, we only see a brief establishing shot where his hands are covering his throat, cutting right to a close-up of Dominika struggling but completely clean. The censored footage shows the wire cutting into Ustinov's throat for much longer, in more graphic detail after his arms hang loose, and him bleeding on Dominika's chest.
  • Ustinov collapsing uses an alternate shot in the UK version, and the second close-up of Dominika is digitally bloodless as with the first, but there's still blood on her chest when putting on her clothes as per the uncut version (a continuity error).
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  • Mar 9, 2018
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  • March 2, 2018 (United States)
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  • Điệp Vụ Chim Sẻ Đỏ
  • Slovenský Rozhlas - Mýtna 2826, Bratislava, Slovakia (Russian agency in Budapest)
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  • $69,000,000 (estimated)
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  • Mar 4, 2018
  • $151,572,634

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  • Runtime 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Dolby Atmos

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