Ben Sachs(Chicago Reader): The filmmaking is amusing without feeling jokey, the narrative stuffed by fun complications.
David Denby(New Yorker): Neeson, who brings herculean conviction to these late-career proceeding roles, moves his big body from one side confined spaces … with so much army that you expect him to tear open out the seats.
Richard Corliss(TIME Magazine): Why claim logic of an action movie released in February, then audiences just want a nice, bumpy ride?
Peter Rainer(Christian Science Monitor): It's total fairly entertaining and eminently disposable.
Dave McGinn(Globe and Mail): The riddle is that Non-Stop tries to exist something it's not. It has united too many scenes that border adhering ludicrous, and the big reveal meanly makes sense.
David Edelstein(Vulture): Neeson is like an eloquent hunk of Irish despondency that he gives everything he does – snapping a neck or infectious a drink of water – a classical gravitas.
Jeff Beck(Examiner.com): Non-Stop is an engaging mystery filled with thrills that's permanent to keep you guessing with each twist and turn of the anecdote.
Linda Cook(Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)): Never arrival to an airline screen near you, 'Non-Stop' is a silly but engaging action movie starring Liam Neeson in the manner that Bill Marks, a federal air draw up.
Michael A. Smith(MediaMikes): Neeson is another time solid as a man with faults he be necessitated to overcome to save those around him.
Tim Brayton(Antagony & Ecstasy): For the viewer who has thus far found the "Liam Neeson is a broken old man who pummels bad guys" genre to subsist devoid of any real merit, Non-Stop provides no counter-argument.
Lori Hoffman(Atlantic City Weekly): He elevates the other causes B-movie thriller Non-Stop into a tense enough action picture.
John Beifuss(Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)): The begin is sure-fire, but director Jaume Collet-Serra's clasp on the material is not for the re~on that tight as the cabin pressure; moments of notion and unnecessary back story relieve the claustrophobia and stall the momentum.
Todd Jorgenson(Cinemalogue.com): The composition here is familiar, with various smaller twists and red herrings eventually chief to a big reveal of the veracious villain and his motives. In this suit, that climax elicits more of a shrug than a labor for breath.
David Nusair(Reel Film Reviews): Rarely while compelling as its premise might've indicated…
James Kendrick(Q Network Film Desk): Neeson effectively redeems the potentially sportive murder mystery set aboard an airplane during a transatlantic flight with a compellingly bluff performance
Jackie K. Cooper(jackiekcooper.com): Neeson is abundance but his character in the thin skin is fuzzy and the overall cabal makes little sense.
Steve Persall(Tampa Bay Times): Mostly there's Neeson doing what he does advantageously, glaring and growling through tight spots made to look less preposterous by his presence. Other lawsuit heroes are sprier, more handsome or ripped but that these days nobody snaps a neck in a superior manner.
Stefan Pape(HeyUGuys): The whole general to Non-Stop is completely common and frivolous, but remains compelling given the recklessly paced, guessing game that ensues.
Jim Schembri(3AW): Liam Neeson is at it afresh in yet another enjoyable, disposable French-produced acting flick in which a hapless, hanging loose guy with big personal problems is strained by circumstance to jump, run, growl and shoot people – often all at the corresponding; of like kind time.
Jason Best(Movie Talk): The pellicle reaches stratospheric heights of preposterousness, if it were not that the mix of whodunit intrigue, ticking-bomb suspense and pockets of riotous action is ridiculously enjoyable.
Annlee Ellingson(L.A. Biz): Die Hard attached a plane, Neeson's follow-up collaboration with his Unknown adviser Jaume Collet-Serra stages thrilling movement setpieces in close confines.
Jason Buchanan(TV Guide’s Movie Guide): A eminent-flying whodunit that will keep you guessing to the time when the very end.
Marty Mapes(Movie Habit): Offers more suspense, but a suspension of doubt is required
Robert Denerstein(Movie Habit): Trades contest for sense
Bob Grimm(Reno News and Review): A fat-witted movie that winds up being humane of fun.
Corey Hall(Metro Times (Detroit, MI)): … a remarkably by-the-numbers affair, but any that delivers cheesy shocks and jolts by the predictability and efficiency of a old campaigner flight crew doling out ginger ale and liliputian bags of pretzels.