• PG, 1 hr. 54 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Peter Weir
    In Theaters:
    Jan 21, 1983 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 27, 1997
  • MGM

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The Year of Living Dangerously Reviews

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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A curiously languid affair, rather than the breathless Costa-Gavras-style thriller which was the least one might have expected from this kind of material.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a reasonably entertaining time-filler...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 1, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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A good, romantic melodrama that suffers more than most good, romantic melodramas in not being much better than it is.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2004
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com

| Original Score: 5/5

October 9, 2003
James Rocchi
Netflix

| Original Score: 4.5/5

November 7, 2002
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews

| Original Score: 3/5

November 21, 2006
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

November 12, 2004
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 4/5

October 27, 2005
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The rest of the film hasn't aged nearly as well as Hunt's fun performance...

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 20, 2005
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

| Original Score: 3/5

February 3, 2003
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

The Year of Living Dangerously is a flawed film, but it is richly textured and imbued with enough emotional and intellectual subtlety to make it a rewarding experience.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 79/100

January 1, 2000
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Weir's movies are open-ended, stylish dramas that engage our senses, psyche, and wonder.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

April 5, 2001
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

A rousing and sharp look at a land that's far from our own in more ways than one.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 3/4

March 5, 2002
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

| Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2003
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 5/5

August 22, 2003
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A young Mel Gibson anchors a fascinating look at the life of a journalist looking for the great war-era news story.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 15, 2011
Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

| Original Score: 3/5

May 7, 2007
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

With director Peter Weir applying the lighter fluid, Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver ignite with a chemistry that goes ... into the realm of star quality

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

February 8, 2004
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