We spent 5.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

7 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the runners commented that the Reebok Flashfilm is comfortable.
  • It fits true to size, according to those who have tried it.
  • A significant number of users said that it is a good-looking shoe.
  • A lot of testers admires its lightweight structure.
  • Based on some reviews, the shoe is flexible.
  • A good number of buyers noted that the footwear is breathable.
  • Several consumers agreed that the shoe is best for running, walking, exercising, and everyday wear.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One of the buyers commented that the tongue unit of the shoe is attached to one side. As a result, a little pain is felt by the buyer.
  • A tester said that the shoe does not provide enough arch support.

Bottom line

Plenty of users are amazed by the design and performance of the Reebok Flashfilm. Aside from its design, they love the shoe's flexibility and with how comfortable it is. Despite issues on the tongue unit and arch support, others are still happy because of its quality design. Overall, the majority of the buyers considered the Flashfilm as a worthy investment.


Update: Reebok Flashfilm 2.0
Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Weight: Men: 9.4oz | Women: 8oz
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: Jogging
Distance: Daily running | Long distance | Marathon
Brand: Reebok
Width: Men: Normal | Women: Normal
Price: $80
Colorways: Black, Blue, Grey, White, Yellow
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 - One of the notable features of this running shoe is its breathable mesh upper. It offers light and well-  coverage, keeping the foot cool and dry throughout the run.

- An ultra-comfortable midsole is utilized in making the shoe. This midsole compound is wrapped in a metallic polyurethane film to provide a more grabbing look. 

- A mapped rubber outsole is also integrated into the shoe. The goal of which is to provide flexible traction, especially on uneven surfaces. The rubber material also aims to provide durability and additional underfoot cushioning.

Like the Nike Air Zoom Winflo 5, the Reebok Flashfilm runs true to size and the available width options are Medium for both the women’s and men's versions. This shoe is designed to provide medium-footed runners a perfect fit and roomy toe-box.

In the outsole of the shoe is a lightweight and durable rubber material. It is mapped to deliver flexibility without compromising durability and cushioning. It also offers reliable traction on varied paved and uneven surfaces.

Integrated into the shoe is the Flashfilm polyurethane midsole which aims to deliver a more responsive and lightweight cushioning. It is also focused on adding a visually compelling aesthetic of the shoe's sidewall.

A metallic film is also used in crafting the shoe. This is essential in wrapping the platform for a more flashy and visually-appealing appearance.

Utilized in the Reebok Flashfilm is the removable insole. The purpose of which is to provide additional underfoot cushioning while enhancing the shoe’s overall fit.

The engineered mesh is integrated into the upper area of the shoe. The mesh material provides not only a breathable coverage but also structural durability. It adapts to the natural shape of the foot for a more comfortable fit. 

Along with the engineered mesh are the structural TPU overlays. The overlays provide midfoot support and enhanced durability.

A unique clam-shell tongue construction is featured in the shoe. This is focused on providing added comfort and improving the overall looks of the shoe.

The Reebok Flashfil also features a classic lace-up closure for an easy to adjust lacing system and for a more secure foot lockdown. 

The pull-on back loop is also necessary for the easy on and off of the shoe.


Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.