The American Reviews

  • The American
    • Genre : Thriller, Suspense
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : -
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Focus Features
    • Official Site : http://focusfeatures.com/film/the_american/
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      2 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • turns out to be a draggy, rather morose art thriller
    Review rate : C by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • sorely disappointed
    by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • nothing really adds up
    by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • meticulous, enigmatic, and restrained
    3 of 4 by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • many pleasures are in its slow reveals
    3 of 4 by Peter Howell [Toronto Star ]
  • goes literal, soft, and banal
    2 of 4 by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe ]
  • extravagantly inert and deeply empty
    1 of 4 by Kyle Smith [New York Post ]
  • bleak and atmospheric art-house thriller
    4 of 5 by Kenneth Turan [LA Times ]
  • as coiled as a snake and as still as a sleepy villa
    4 of 5 by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News ]
  • an absorbing, unusually quiet mood piece
    3 of 4 by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald ]
  • a very . . . patient movie
    3.5 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • a standard-issue hit-man thriller
    3 of 4 by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel ]
  • a slower, more intellectual cloak-and-dagger melodrama
    2.5 of 4 by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune ]
  • a familiar enough movie type
    by A.O. Scott [NY Times ]
  • a contemplative allure, unfolding at a deliberate pace
    3 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • Reviewed by Mark Olsen [Village Voice ]

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