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The General's Daughter Reviews

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
| Original Score: 1/5
Rob Gonsalves
February 13, 2008
Do the filmmakers think we're morons? We're certainly treated as such, right from the beginning.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
December 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Susan Granger
January 1, 2000
Tortuous, tormented, and trashy.
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
A bizarre murder case comes to Fort MacCallum, Georgia, in this exciting, over-the-top detective thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Arthur Lazere
January 1, 2000
Good, quippy dialogue can't make up for a fundamentally flawed script, even with Simon West's well paced direction to keep things moving along.
Rob Blackwelder
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
June 2, 2001
...the plot is too shifty, the conspiracy too exaggerated, and the ending too pat for sustained credibility.
| Original Score: 6/10
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
There's a line at which a movie stops being about something nasty and becomes one more example of the nastiness it's supposedly condemning.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
A sucker-punching tour de force of offensiveness.
Top Critic
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
A self-destructive movie.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The General's Daughter has the spit and polish of a military whodunit, but it's a confusing, meandering case to follow.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
A lurid mess, a Southern gumbo simmering in Gothic cliche.
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
An unsavory picture occasionally filled with ludicrous and/or cliched moments!
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
January 1, 2000
Offensively violent, casually heartless, and often clueless to just how routine it is.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Leonard Schwarz
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Travolta is trying a little too hard here, and it shows.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Elise Nakhnikian
House Next Door
April 22, 2011
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
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Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
January 1, 2000
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
January 1, 2000

Irish Times
January 1, 2000

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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