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The Debt Reviews

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August 30, 2017
Whenever Mirren is around, everyone benefits.
September 8, 2013
Younger audiences will likely find The Debt too slow for their liking, but what it lacks in realistic casting it gains in meatily plotted espionage and weighty drama.
June 30, 2013
A taut and complex thriller, this movie won't be easy for forget.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
June 22, 2013
Tense, intelligent entertainment. That's rare, and that is more than enough.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 4, 2013
A taut, historical thriller about the capture of one of Nazism's most evil.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 28, 2013
The Debt may have its flaws, but thanks to some strong performances and gripping moments, it's worth investing in.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 9, 2013
What really dazzles here are the action beats - the getaway gone wrong, the shocking moments of violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 2, 2012
Audiences will see a couple of intended surprises coming but the lack of surprise doesn't detract from how these moments affect the characters and serve the larger story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2012
Deftly balances genre demands with character-driven drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 27, 2012
Un complejo thriller de espionaje sobre crímenes contra la humanidad, sacrificios personales, la impunidad que se perpetúa y las diferentes formas de hacer justicia. Muy buen elenco.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 2, 2012
This film works both as a suspense thriller and as a character study.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 30, 2011
As political thrillers go, The Debt pays off.
December 22, 2011
Spy stories can pack a powerful punch if the motive is right. And that is exactly the case in this well-wrought thriller based on 'Ha-Hov,' which opened the 2010 Jewish Film Series in the Quad-Cities. The American version is nearly as compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2011
There is enough tension to stay engaged for the full running time. That said, I'd skip through 'The Debt' if I ever caught it channel surfing.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 9, 2011
The moral dilemmas posed by events in the past impacting on the present are dealt with rather superficially, but THE DEBT is really solid entertainment.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2011
A thriller with such powerful and emotive elements as The Debt towers above the everyday crime thriller, drawing on the cinematic oxygen of Nazi atrocities and their legacy
November 5, 2011
If you like your spy thrillers tense, gripping and meaningful, The Debt should be on the top of your must-see list
October 9, 2011
The film delivers both as a love story and as an old-fashioned espionage thriller that no amount of implausibility can spoil.
October 5, 2011
An entertaining addition to the recent wave of retro spy films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 4, 2011
The result is a sturdy, often suspenseful piece, but one that delivers less than it promises.
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