Reviews

Jan 31, 2021
Avoids making moral judgments or taking sides, preferring to allow the audience to come to their own conclusions.
Nov 28, 2020
Nail-biting suspense at every turn.
Nov 15, 2020
Scott is great, as usual, at flashy pyrotechnics, but action fans will probably lose patience with all the tangled plotting.
Sep 3, 2020
Rises above the mediocrity of its storyline thanks largely to its ensemble cast.
Sep 2, 2020
Body of Lies, on the whole, is a retrograde fantasy. Its characters are unconvincing inventions.
Oct 15, 2019
Body of Lies is a well-made film, but lacks the emotional impact required to keep its audience interested.
Jun 6, 2019
The action sequences lack pizzazz and feel decidedly old-hat for Scott.
Mar 16, 2018
A revealing, original and extremely dramatic film... [Full review in Spanish]
Jan 30, 2018
It's James Bond via today's headlines, which should, I suppose, at least make it feel very now, but it doesn't. There is nothing in this you haven't seen before, and oodles that you have.
Dec 27, 2017
The film's veracity is undermined by its compulsive use of glib soundbites. Not to mention an over-wound plot that begs disbelief.
Sep 12, 2017
Quite frankly, it was a waste of two talented actors.
Aug 17, 2017
Director Ridley Scott makes Body of Lies a visually stylish film that also has scenes of incredible carnage and wince-inducing torture.
Jan 16, 2013
A compelling, nail-biting spy thriller.
Feb 18, 2012
Nov 17, 2011
Aug 15, 2011
It has none of the sweep of, say, Syriana, as if that mattered to the audience it's gunning for.
May 6, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
Russell Crowe has finally realised he's just an ordinary fat guy now, and taken a role he can accurately portray.
Jul 7, 2010
Body of Lies is an extremely well paced, tightly wound, and intensely violent thriller. There is no damnation or congratulations here. As Russell Crowe muses as the end: "No one is innocent"
Feb 21, 2010
...[Ridley] Scott's most entertaining and involving effort since 2001's Black Hawk Down.