We Were Strangers Reviews

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Robin Karney
Radio Times
August 18, 2015
Even though it dissipates its serious political theme with too much mechanical detail, the film is still tense and atmospheric.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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TIME Magazine
August 18, 2015
Never for a moment a dull movie, Strangers is often too facile or too far away from strict artistic honesty. Coming from the man who made Treasure of the Sierra Madre, it is a disappointment.

TV Guide's Movie Guide
August 18, 2015
Huston's follow-up to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Key Largo doesn't rank with either of those classics but is certainly entertaining in its own right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
October 21, 2010
The stark claustrophobia of the compositions is continuously goosed by urgent surrealism
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Variety Staff
Variety
July 6, 2010
In We Were Strangers, John Huston has come up with a finished job of directing that edges close to his best films.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 4, 2008
Grim historical thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
March 25, 2006
This very concentration upon detail and upon the concrete mechanics of the plan has thrown the whole drama into the character of a passionless action film.

Film4
April 23, 2005
An exciting melodrama -- well acted, with the background reality lost in history.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 26, 2005
...engaging...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
March 4, 2013
| Original Score: B-
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