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The Kingdom

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller

Release Date :

September 28, 2007

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Peter Berg

Starring :

Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Jeremy Piven, Danny Huston, Richard Jenkins, Anthony Batarse, Tim McGraw, Tom Bresnahan, Frances Fisher

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..Where the movie stumbles most is in trying to be more than an action thriller..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
4 of 5

“..keeps us on edge, blows stuff up real good, and does all this without drowning in politics..”
by David Mercier [Film Judge]
4 of 5

“..exciting and thoroughly entertaining..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
1.5 of 4

“..a xenophobic, overblown, revenge-driven action thriller..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
2.5 of 4

“..a provocative, visceral experience, an undeniable crowd-pleaser..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..a movie that is both intelligent and, at least in its latter stages, pulse-pounding..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by William Arnold [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Machosky [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret Morning News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
0.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

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