The Devil's Own Reviews

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February 28, 2018
Fortunately for us (and for Pakula), Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt are bona fide movie stars: their charisma is a considerable compensation.
January 5, 2018
While this film runs almost two hours, it seems longer because of the pacing.
March 26, 2016
An engrossing but disappointing big-budget political suspense film, that never becomes exceptional.
July 19, 2014
The good news is, The Devil's Own doesn't live down to its reputation.
January 26, 2010
Presents itself as being about Something Important, whereas in fact it is really about nothing very much at all.
July 16, 2008
Finally just another schoolmarmish prestige piece touting America's moral superiority
July 30, 2007
What's left is a lot of moral grappling, not all of which has one iota of relevance to the plot.
December 6, 2005
September 18, 2005
A cobbled-together mess of conflicting tones.
July 15, 2005
July 6, 2005
July 1, 2005
December 6, 2004
The line 'This is not an American story, it's an Irish one' means nothing ... it is a story as American as McNuggets -- all extra-crispy coating and no real meat underneath.
October 14, 2004
June 21, 2004
December 19, 2003
May 20, 2003
April 27, 2003
Messy, but still strangely appealing
March 16, 2003
January 16, 2003
Unjustly dismissed and really quite watchable, despite Brad Pitt's silly Irish accent.
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