Casualties of War - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Casualties of War Reviews

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June 24, 2006
Casualties of War is dull.
January 1, 1989
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
October 5, 2002
Too strident in its anti-war sentiment. Penn almost comes across as a caricature.
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Another Brian De Palma movie, another bludgeoning. Or stabbing. Or body-drilling. Whatever -- as long as the victim's a woman.
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
December 22, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 67/100
July 20, 2016
Speaking to our near-masochistic desire to revisit works in the hope that we can reverse the tragic outcome, Casualties of War perhaps transcends the very label of "war film."
September 6, 2006
De Palma uses his consummate filmmaking skill to craft a reflection of his own grave sorrow about the Vietnam era.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 9, 2002
An underrated film with perhaps the greatest performance that Michael J. Fox ever gave. DePalma looks at Vietnam through a different persepective than an audience is used to, making this far from your typical war movie. Penn, as always, is riveting to wat
| Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2002
Superb, overlooked Vietnam drama may be Brian DePalma's finest hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 25, 2002
Who'd have thought De Palma had a war flick in him?
| Original Score: 4/5
March 4, 2006
ably demonstrates just how powerful a well-crafted film can be
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 25, 2006
A tour-de-force for De Palma, Penn and Fox - possibly one of the best war movies ever made
August 5, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
August 26, 2009
It's a fat glop of obvious screen manipulation that preserves a frightening human core, making the life and death struggle all the more shocking.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
March 14, 2008
| Original Score: 5/5
August 28, 2006
Fox is quite touching here, topped only by Sean Penn in a superb, frightening performance.
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