Opening

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The End of Violence Reviews

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A disjointed mess where a lot goes on but nothing happens.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

January 5, 2009
Dan Fienberg
Zap2it.com

Boring, incoherent and insultingly didactic. It's like Wenders has never been to America, never observed Americans and never even seen an American movie.

| Original Score: 1/5

September 28, 2005
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

astonishing but uneven

| Original Score: 4/5

November 8, 2004
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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A longwinded exercise in pretentious confusion.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

July 12, 2002
Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

Wenders' observations and subtextual commentary about violence in American society are well-served by the nuances of Nicholas Klein's script.

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

June 5, 2002
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

A trama principal se perde em um emaranhado de cenas que, rigorosamente, nada acrescentam ao filme.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

May 31, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A sophisticated and pensive film about a subject that fills contemporary movies and fuels our fantasies.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 1, 2002
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos

Las respuestas quedan flotando en el espectador, esperando ser rescatadas y entendidas.

Full Review Source: Cinenganos | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 3, 2001
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Skip the movie but buy the CD.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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This goes on for two hours and two minutes. When I staggered out of the theater, I asked if Clinton was still president.

January 1, 2000
Richard Porton
Film Journal International

The flippancy of Wenders and Nicholas Klein's script, and the lethargic performances of a star-studded cast, trivialize presumably good intentions.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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A meandering mess, a plodding dud.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Examiner

It has its virtues -- Wenders is a skilled and thoughtful workman -- but hovers somewhere between a thriller and an art-house movie and won't fully satisfy fans of either.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

A horrendous, useless, soulless, sprawling two hours of your life you will not get back.

Full Review Source: Needcoffee.com | Original Score: 0/5

January 1, 2000
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Often a pretentious struggle, saved only by the important, relevant theme that occasionally emerges.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 4/10

January 1, 2000
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

We're left feeling disappointed that an opportunity to make a fine film was lost.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 70/100

January 1, 2000
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

Consider the paradox: By the end of The End Of Violence, a preposterous film that rails against man's inhumanity toward man, you want to do violence. To the filmmaker.

| Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

It's practically an antimovie, almost plotless, self-referential, and unsettling. It refuses to wrap up neatly or comfortingly. But it's one of the most provocative films in years.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

January 1, 2000
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

If Wenders does not succeed in condemning the role of violence in movies (which was not his intention), he does unfold a work of intricate texture.

Full Review Source: Compuserve

January 1, 2000
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

On the acting front, Pullman and the little-seen Lind are terrific, as is MacDowell.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
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