The Great Raid Reviews

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August 12, 2005
While one might have wished for a better movie, and a few smarter decisions regarding the screenplay, generally it's a riveting, even inspirational account of an American feat of arms about which few know but about which many more should.
August 12, 2005
Feels less like a rousing action adventure than a military-sponsored lesson in invincible patriotic payback.
August 12, 2005
Dahl's approach may be somewhat pedestrian, but he tells his story clearly and with few unnecessary detours.
August 12, 2005
The story line is telegraphed from word one and the meticulous unfolding plot plods ahead inexorably without the slightest bit of suspense.
August 12, 2005
This smart, unhurried drama plays out like a retro version of Saving Private Ryan.
August 12, 2005
A great story filled with real heroics deserves better than this.
April 15, 2009
Undeveloped secondary characters and awkward pacing thwarts the movie from achieving its '60s war film ethos similar to "The Great Escape."
July 24, 2008
A by-the-numbers WWII movie; mature teens and up.
May 25, 2007
Instead of a tribute to a fine chapter in the annals of the Greatest Generation, we have a second-rate romance right out of a cheesy, pulp fiction novel.
May 25, 2007
Instead of a tribute to a fine chapter in the annals of the Greatest Generation, we have a second-rate romance right out of a cheesy, pulp fiction novel.
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