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Heartbreak Ridge Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
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.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Variety Staff
Variety
July 7, 2010
Heartbreak Ridge offers another vintage Clint Eastwood performance.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
June 15, 2010
You may not always like Eastwood's films, but you seldom get downright bored by them.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 12, 2010
For a war film, Heartbreak Ridge is oddly lighter in spirit than many of Eastwood's other films from this period.
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Chris Peachment
Time Out
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.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 15, 2005
Clint Eastwood is at his macho, insubordinate best in this exuberant, salty military movie with more memorable lines and funny moments than most comedies.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
As the gritty, raspy-voiced sergeant, Mr. Eastwood's performance is one of the richest he's ever given.
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Eastwood's clearly having a ball as a gravel-throated solider man.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Paul Attanasio
Washington Post
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.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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.
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
March 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
March 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 17, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Derek Smith
Apollo Guide
May 24, 2003
| Original Score: 64/100
Nicolas Lacroix
Showbizz.net
December 14, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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