Chuck Norris vs Communism Reviews

November 2, 2018
Chuck Norris vs. Communism shines a light on a little known part of history and illuminates how the power of cinema can inspire a nation ...
August 23, 2018
Ilinca Calugareanu's documentary does a superb job of tracing how the movement grew from a few film lovers to almost an entire nation, rebelling in one of the few ways they could, one Chuck Norris film or Dirty Dancing at a time.
November 9, 2017
The playful title barely conceals the interest of the subject: the clandestine viewing of films banned by communism... for many represented a subtle act of resistance. [Full review in Spanish]
February 5, 2016
The film shows protestors in the street, news footage of the effects of watching "those video tapes". The archival footage is inspiring, now, much as the fiction movies were inspiring, then.
November 5, 2015
Chuck Norris has a lot going for it, but its most powerful effect is to remind us of the simple freedoms we enjoy.
May 4, 2015
Chuck Norris vs Communism is part spy movie thriller, part comedic tribute to VHS that firmly makes a case for the literal transformative power of cinema.
February 6, 2015
Stylish, breezily entertaining documentary explores the little-known role played by Hollywood movies - and one heroic film dubber - in toppling Romanian communism.