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Lord of War (2005)

Lord of War

Overview


Genre

Action, Drama, Thriller

Release Date

September 16, 2005

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

122 min.

Production Budget

$42 millions

Studio

Lions Gate Films

Official Site

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

Cast and Crew


Director

Andrew Niccol

Producer

Nicolas Cage, Norman Golightly, Andreas Grosch, Andrew Niccol, Chris Roberts, Teri-Lin Robertson

Screenwriter

Andrew Niccol

Starring

Story


"Lord of War" is an action adventure story set in the world of international arms dealing. The film, based on fact, follows the globetrotting exploits of arms dealer Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage). Through some of the deadliest war zones, Yuri struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent (Ethan Hawke), his business rivals, even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, Yuri must also face his own conscience.

Pictures (18 photos)


Nicolas Cage as Yuri Orlov in Lions Gate Films' Lord of War (2005)
Jared Leto as Vitaly Orlov in Lions Gate Films' Lord of War (2005)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

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