Heartbreak Ridge Reviews

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July 7, 2010
Heartbreak Ridge offers another vintage Clint Eastwood performance.
June 24, 2006
The film belongs to Eastwood. Now looking increasingly like an Easter Island statue, he has a voice pickled in bourbon, a tongue like razor wire, and a body so full of shrapnel that he can't walk through airport metal detectors.
May 20, 2003
As the gritty, raspy-voiced sergeant, Mr. Eastwood's performance is one of the richest he's ever given.
January 1, 2000
A few Cubans with AK47s isn't exactly "The Guns of Navarone." At the end, you can't decide whether Eastwood and his platoon should get medals or merit badges.
January 1, 2000
To tell the truth, the Grenada Incursion looks even sillier on film than it did in the headlines. War is not hell, it's big box office.
January 1, 2000
We have seen this story in a hundred other movies ... But Eastwood, as the producer, director and star, caresses the material as if he didn't know B movies have gone out of style.
July 13, 2018
What elevates the film are its dead-on verisimilitude about 1980s military culture, its lightly-worn insights into the larger issues at stake, and its precision-lathed dialogue, which is smart but never smarmy.
June 4, 2012
Set during the Grenada War, Clint Eastwood's war movie is a formulaic, old-fashioned actioner wearing its ideology on its sleeves.
June 15, 2010
Eastwood could have taken a more traditional, straightforward approach to this material and made just another gung-ho war movie. He didn't. (Blu-ray Edition)
June 15, 2010
You may not always like Eastwood's films, but you seldom get downright bored by them.
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