The Fourth Protocol Reviews

October 10, 2016
The Fourth Protocol not only does what a good spy movie should do, twist and turn through treachery and deceit to the inevitable surprising conclusion, it also does what any good movie should do, entertain by telling a good story well.
August 12, 2014
A competent, if unremarkable, espionage thriller that is enjoyable while it lasts and forgotten moments after the credits roll.
January 26, 2006
What is missing is any real tension or psychological detail that might lend plausibility to all the hocus-pocus about East-West political and military intrigue.
July 19, 2005
May 12, 2005
A captivating, well-performed picture
June 10, 2004
November 6, 2003
Above-average spy thriller, with Brosnan making a great baddie.
September 2, 2003
August 22, 2003
May 20, 2003
''The Fourth Protocol'' is an entertaining, better-than-average variation on a format that has long since stopped offering anything new.
March 18, 2003
Decent but unremarkable spy thriller, with an intersting villain provided by Pierce Brosnan.
December 4, 2002
July 31, 2002
July 25, 2002
Well-mounted espionage thriller with strong work from Caine and Brosnan.
January 1, 2000
The Fourth Protocol is first-rate because it not only is a thriller, but it also pays attention to its characters and shows how their actions grow out of their personalities.
January 1, 2000
An engrossing and thoroughly enjoyable adaptation of the bestselling spy thriller by Frederick Forsyth. n engrossing and thoroughly enjoyable adaptation of the bestselling spy thriller by Frederick Forsyth.
January 1, 2000
"Protocol" is espionage as exhilarating as the better Bond but with less of the winky camp. This is deadly stuff: We see just how easy atomic terrorism would be.
January 1, 2000