The War at Home Reviews

September 7, 2011
February 4, 2008
Bates is excellent, and Sheen's performance marks a high point in the actor's wayward career.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
It's never anything more than middlebrow, obvious and quite laboured -- and, for good and ill, very earnest.
September 14, 2005
In one dramatic moment, an upset Bates yells at and slaps Estevez, and suddenly Sheen brings up the subject of stolen peanut brittle.
April 25, 2005
Excellent performances from the Sheen clan
December 8, 2004
August 30, 2004
The film is so beautifully acted that you barely notice the staginess of some of the speeches.
January 9, 2003
August 26, 2002
Shows the explosions generated by the Vietnam War after soldiers left the battlefields.
July 29, 2002
July 26, 2002
February 14, 2001
A confident, straight-ahead no-nonsense movie that delivers its message relentlessly with maximum impact.
January 1, 2000
Full of little acting moments that feel like ACK-ting moments.
January 1, 2000
It's undoubtedly one of the most riveting portrayals of Vietnam's impact on the American family since Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter.
November 22, 1996