Lord of War Reviews

  • Lord of War
    • Genre : Action, Drama, Thriller
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 122 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : 42
    • Studio : Lions Gate Films
    • Official Site : http://www.lordofwarthemovie.com/
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • works unusually well.
    3 of 4 by Ty Bur [Boston Globe ]
  • this fast-paced and undeniably intelligent film still qualifies as a disappointment.
    2.5 of 4 by Tim Knight [Reel ]
  • smart, taut, thrilling and darkly funny.
    4 of 5 by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News ]
  • over-narrated and under-dramatized
    3 of 4 by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle ]
  • one of the year's best movies
    2.5 of 5 by Jeff Farance [The Daytona Beach News-Journal ]
  • is little more than an ammunition-littered variation on Blow
    1.5 of 4 by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine ]
  • is intelligently crafted from beginning to end
    by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter ]
  • gripping and unforgettable
    3 of 4 by Piet Levy [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ]
  • gradually sinks under the weight of its own sense of mission
    2 of 4 by Jan Stuart [Newsday ]
  • For a movie dealing with so much explosive firepower, "Lord of War" is a damp squib.
    2 of 4 by Shlomo Schwartzberg [Boxoffice Magazine ]
  • exceedingly well-crafted film
    3.5 of 4 by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ]
  • buoyed by an impressive and convincing performance by Nicolas Cage
    3 of 4 by Shawn Dwyer [Hollywood ]
  • a total misfire
    2.5 of 5 by [E! Online ]
  • a strange amalgam of compelling visuals and fascinating vocational details forged with deep moral ambivalence
    2.5 of 5 by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle ]
  • A remarkable, audacious, near-flawless piece of filmmaking
    9 of 10 by Mel Valentin [Movie-Vault ]
  • a movie completely unafraid to ask tough questions and not expect easy answers.
    3 of 4 by Sara M. Fetters [MovieFreak ]
  • a complex, funny, intriguing film that carries an essential message.
    3.5 of 5 by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall ]
  • 4.5 of 5 Reviewed by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch ]
  • 4 of 5 Reviewed by Peter Sobczynski [EFilmCritic ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ]
  • 2.5 of 5 Reviewed by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by Daniel Neman [Richmond Times-Dispatch ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by James Verniere [Boston Herald ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by Daniel Fienberg [Zap2it ]
  • 1.5 of 5 Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • Reviewed by Tim Grierson [L.A. Weekly ]

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