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Battle in Seattle

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

September 19, 2008 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Stuart Townsend

Starring :

Andre Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankole, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson, Martin Henderson, Joshua Jackson, Ray Liotta, Tzi Ma, Connie Nielsen, Michelle Rodriguez, Rade Serbedzija

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..quite good..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : B-

“..most apropos opening-night film in the history of the Seattle International Film Festival..”
by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
2.5 of 5

“..hoary, moldy, and cliched..”
by Paul Brenner [Filmcritic.com]
1.5 of 4

“..frustrates, rather than facilitates..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
“..a film that leaves bruises..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Ken Fox [TV Guide]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
Reviewed by Reyhan Harmanci [San Francisco Chronicle]

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