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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 26, 2016
An engrossing but disappointing big-budget political suspense film, that never becomes exceptional.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show
July 19, 2014
The good news is, The Devil's Own doesn't live down to its reputation.
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
Clint Morris
Moviehole
April 27, 2003
Messy, but still strangely appealing
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
January 16, 2003
Unjustly dismissed and really quite watchable, despite Brad Pitt's silly Irish accent.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 21, 2002
Revolves around two men whose passionate commitment to justice puts them on a collision course.
Top Critic
Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Russell Smith
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: high +1 out of -4..+4
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
March 26, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
January 26, 2010
Presents itself as being about Something Important, whereas in fact it is really about nothing very much at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
July 16, 2008
Finally just another schoolmarmish prestige piece touting America's moral superiority
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 30, 2007
What's left is a lot of moral grappling, not all of which has one iota of relevance to the plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
September 18, 2005
A cobbled-together mess of conflicting tones.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
July 15, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 6, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 1, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
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Washington Post
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
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