Southern Comfort Reviews

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
September 4, 2014
The notion of Vietnam as quagmire is literalized in this stunning 1981 action-suspense film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Noel Murray
The Dissolve
July 7, 2014
Beyond its genre roots and its deeper meanings, Southern Comfort is a well-honed study of characters and setting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
April 2, 2010
Walter Hill gives machismo, and he takes it away
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
June 27, 2009
Fails to deliver all that's promised.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 10, 2005
An atmospheric, tough-as-nails survival tale, and arguably Walter Hill's best movie overall. Well cast with a great Ry Cooder score. Packs a definite wallop.
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
April 3, 2005
Perfectly entertaining gung-ho war flick. Walter Hill knows his action.
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com
March 19, 2003
Goes down relatively smooth. Pour yourself a glass or three of its namesake, and enjoy!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 26, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
November 23, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
May 14, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
April 15, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 27, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 9, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Nicolas Lacroix
Showbizz.net
November 16, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004

Film4
May 24, 2003
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