Uncovered: The War on Iraq (2004) - Rotten Tomatoes

Uncovered: The War on Iraq (2004)

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Critic Consensus: A political doc that methodically and effectively argues its case.

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The updated version of this documentary -- takes you behind the walls of the U.S. government as CIA, Pentagon and Foreign Service experts address the government's reasons for launching the "preemptive" war on Iraq in 2003 -- includes new footage. Paired with this title is director David O. Russell's controversial antiwar documentary, Soldiers Pay.

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Critic Reviews for Uncovered: The War on Iraq

All Critics (48) | Top Critics (23)

Packs a powerful punch if you're ready for a lesson in foreign policy.

October 7, 2004 | Rating: C+

Made up of almost nothing but talking heads, and no matter how cogent their statements, it makes for a pretty static movie that's unlikely to engage anyone opposed to its point of view.

October 7, 2004 | Rating: C+

Despite its slant, the movie offers some illuminating details, and director Robert Greenwald constructs a solid argument that the Iraq war was driven more by expedient politics than facts.

September 23, 2004 | Rating: 3.5/5

Uncovered: The War on Iraq is like a trial lawyer's summation during a lengthy case in which allegations are familiar but their full context is not.

September 10, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/4

Any person voting in this year's presidential election owes it to America's future to see this film.

September 10, 2004 | Rating: B

Uncovered has no interest in explaining the Bush administration's case for war for them: This is the prosecution's argument, and it is extremely well-made.

September 10, 2004 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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