Opening

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49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

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The Good Soldier Reviews

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Soldiers tell us the cost of killing

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3/4

May 9, 2010
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters

The familiar format helps to underscore what's extraordinary about these stories, the fear and indignity felt by the soldiers.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

November 19, 2009
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

The humane portrayals make it worthwhile, if unspectacular, viewing.

Full Review Source: Film and Felt | Original Score: 57/100

November 17, 2009
Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

Their wars differ but their tales are eerily identical. Their material is arresting, with troves of detailed memories pouring out for the first time.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

November 16, 2009
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A provocative, vital, honest and profoundly moving documentary.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 8.25/10

November 12, 2009
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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Avoids preaching to the choir, though perhaps only the choir will attend.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 12, 2009
Nicolas Rapold
Time Out New York
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An explicitly antiwar conclusion unwisely makes the grim focus feel like a bias, but the power of the interviews makes one wish for more stories, not fewer.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

November 11, 2009
Kam Williams
Sly Fox

Co-directors Lexy Levell and Michael Uys deserve a 21-gun salute for fashioning a sobering antidote to all that patriotic claptrap about serving God, country and apple pie.

Full Review Source: Sly Fox | Original Score: 4/4

November 10, 2009
Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
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Potent and wisely straightforward.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 10, 2009
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Deeply affecting antiwar documentary arriving just at the right moment with Obama planning to send 40,000 more troops to Afghanistan and just after the senseless massacre at Fort Hood.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

November 10, 2009
Jennifer Merin
About.com

This profoundly provocative film has the potential to change society's attitude towards and acceptance of war. It is extremely important that it be seen as widely as possible.

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4/5

November 5, 2009
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Has important things to say. Sadly, it does so in an unexciting manner.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

November 13, 2009
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
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A film whose benign-sounding title and Veterans Day release give a false impression of what it actually is: an attack on the military, drenched in blood.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

November 13, 2009
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Unlike, for example, Errol Morris's recent works, it doesn't bother to buttress the eye-opening firsthand accounts with a coherent historical argument.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 8, 2009
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A well-intentioned but uninvolving anti-war documentary.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: C+

October 29, 2009
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