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Allied (2016)

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Critic Consensus: Allied has its moments, but doesn't quite achieve epic wartime romance status -- a disappointment made more profound by the dazzling talent assembled on either side of the camera.

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The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

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Cast

Brad Pitt
as Max Vatan
Marion Cotillard
as Marianne Beausejour
Lizzy Caplan
as Bridget Vatan
Jared Harris
as Frank Heslop
Matthew Goode
as Guy Sangster
Chris Reilly
as Hendon Gate Guard

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Critic Reviews for Allied

All Critics (219) | Top Critics (43)

Cotillard is the sole bright spot, and even she risks being upstaged by her fantastic wardrobe.

December 1, 2016 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Zemeckis is a master of the big, broad Oscar-bait drama, and he makes the most of a well-constructed screenplay by Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises)

December 1, 2016 | Full Review…

Zemeckis's formidably staunch and precise technique, itself a nostalgic vestige of classic Hollywood movies, seals up the movie's joints and keeps the air of life out; it's a suffocated, lifeless adventure.

December 1, 2016 | Full Review…

Zemeckis ... seems uncertain whether to treat the tale as a wrenching saga of split loyalties or as a glamorous jaunt. Having gathered all the ingredients for derring-do, he forgets to turn up the heat, and the derring never does.

November 28, 2016 | Full Review…

What a handsome empty shell of a movie Allied is. Despite the star power of Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, their scenes together fail to ignite even a glimmer of a spark.

November 25, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Its story and dialogue are so straightforward and comforting that even when you think you can hear the next beat coming-and you will-the finale still comes as a cathartic surprise.

November 25, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Allied

½

Dare to retool Casablanca? Are you out of yer tiny little mind?! But apparently Zemeckis has balls of brass. Unfortunately the leading man fails to arrive, mailing his performance in. This leaves Cotillard the interesting problem of performing their scenes practically all by her lonesome. A great might-have-been.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

If all their spies were this deadly boring, the Germans might have won WWII.

Christian C
Christian C

Super Reviewer

½

A silly movie that believes to be romantic, sexy and tense when in fact it is only bland and banal, unable to engage us the way it wants and never audacious to come up with something clever - and its poor attempt at placing the romance above all else in the end makes it too vapid.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

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