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The Great Raid Reviews

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Lewis Beale
Film Journal International

A well-produced, rousing feature based on one of those forgotten World War II episodes that make for great cinema.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 5/5

May 12, 2006
Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

The Great Raid has one amazing action sequence. You just have to watch the whole story in order to earn and appreciate it.

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

December 25, 2005
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

The true story part of it works. The spy and romance stuff doesn't.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: C+

December 16, 2005
Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic.com

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

September 10, 2005

Bullz-Eye.com

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 3/5

August 20, 2005
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[D]eliciously old-fashioned... Like in how Dahl assembled a cast of perfectly 1940s faces that pop off the screen with a suave anti-Technicolor urgency...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

August 18, 2005
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

The Great Raid works well as a film when it concentrates on the planning and completion of the mission.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 3/4

August 14, 2005
Julian Roman
MovieWeb

Full Review Source: MovieWeb | Original Score: 4/5

August 14, 2005
James Verniere
Boston Herald

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2005
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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While one might have wished for a better movie, and a few smarter decisions regarding the screenplay, generally it's a riveting, even inspirational account of an American feat of arms about which few know but about which many more should.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

August 12, 2005
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Dahl's approach may be somewhat pedestrian, but he tells his story clearly and with few unnecessary detours.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 12, 2005
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

This has modest blood yet almost documentary fidelity, is beautifully sited (Australia's Queensland was main location), and paced to deliver the nerve surges of fear and reward and loss.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 12, 2005
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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This smart, unhurried drama plays out like a retro version of Saving Private Ryan.

| Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2005
Shawn Levy
Oregonian

The film is much better as a ticking-clock action picture than as a story of human emotions, be they romantic, altruistic or base.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: B-

August 12, 2005
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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Not a great movie, but it certainly does justice to the great historical event it dramatizes.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 12, 2005
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

See the film for its depiction of astounding heroism and military ingenuity. Take the rest with a grain of salt.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star

August 12, 2005
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

At times the action drags, but the details of the raid itself are riveting. The rescue scenes will leave you feeling as if you were in the midst of battle.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3/5

August 12, 2005
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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For Dahl, war isn't poetry or surreal irony or metaphoric hell. It's a job that has to be done, and in cases like this one, it has the side product of being heroic.

| Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2005
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

When the movie finally does show what the troops went through and how the raid itself was pulled off, it's exciting, enthralling stuff. If only there was more of that. . . .

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 12, 2005

AV Club
September 26, 2005
Cynthia Fuchs
PopMatters
August 14, 2005

Boston Phoenix
August 13, 2005

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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August 13, 2005
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