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½ July 30, 2017
This Film shows us how great and underrated is a freedom! Don Cheadle is Amazing!!! You must feel this.
June 19, 2017
Don Cheadle's performance in this movie is nothing short of stunning greatness. Although this movie could have gone a little farther in holding the U.N, the U.S. and U.K at serious fault for turning their back's & doing nothing, this movie chose to focus more on Paul Rusesabagina's (Cheadle) humanity, human decency and care for others in the face of a brutal genocide.
June 9, 2017
Don Cheadles performance is brilliant in this true story set during the atrocities in Rwanda.
½ June 1, 2017
An important film that brings the horrors of the Rwandan genocide down to a human level.
½ May 21, 2017
"Hotel Rwanda" is a fantastic motion picture, plain and simple. It has an inspiring story that you'll never forget and is backed by great performances. Don Cheadle especially is unrecognizable in the leading role. He shows his ability as an actor in this movie. It's a movie that is full of dramatic and tension filled moments. I was engaged throughout. I was moved by it on multiple occasions and was on the edge of my seat many times as well. It's a must see movie. It's well-made and there are a good things you can take away from viewing it.
March 23, 2017
I love this movie because it was based on a true event. The main character is very smart and brave. He helped a lot of people survive a bad situation.
½ March 14, 2017
Hotel Rwanda is one of the most comprehensive and accurate ways we can understand the attitude of a couple of people in the face of the disaster, in which Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle) lived the massacre of hundreds of thousands of civilians, including relatives, friends, neighbors and colleagues on account of the racial conflicts between the Tutsi and Hutu ethnic groups in 1994 in Rwanda. A magnificent story that stands out for the incredible character and humanism of its main cast before what could be the worst nightmare anyone could live.
A truly inspiring film from which to learn, albeit a little to be more aware of the events that today shake so many countries in the international community and those are conflicts that still do not end and from which we choose to ignore. Terry George efface the typical cliches of the war and focuses on few characters and their work. Without great effects, it is possible to consolidate a film that studies the psychological character of humans and their racial and ideological conceptions that on a collective plane result in unimaginable facts. The way in which Cheadle protected his family, in addition to the hundreds of children and elders he guarded at the Hotel Mille Collines is an act that no one could do; He risked his life at all times.

"The world ignored Rwanda when we really needed it. Unfortunately, even now the world is still ignoring us" - real Paul Rusesabagina. 93/100
February 27, 2017
Decent film, but I feel that it suffers greatly from being "dumbed down" to appeal to wider audiences.
½ February 25, 2017
A very heartfelt movie about a terrible event that went down in Rwanda. Don Cheadle steals the show and gives one of his best performance's ever.
February 11, 2017
Wow this is very heart-breaking. :(
November 17, 2016
A film filled with strong acting from everyone in it about one of the worst genocides ever in history. I was constantly interested in the plot of the film, I was not alive when this event took place, but heard about it often. The acting was really good like I said, especially Don Cheadle and Nick Nolte. Joquanin Pheonix was in this too, but essentially as a cameo, and I was interested in his character and would've liked to see more of him. The biggest issue with the movie I had was that it felt a little long and drawn out to me, but it was never that bad, I just feel like 10-15 minutes could've been sliced off and the film would've been just as good. Hotel Rwanda is a good time, and an eye opening experience.
October 9, 2016
Hotel Rwanda is a deeply-touching movie that features terrific performances from Don Cheadle and Joaquin Phoenix.
The story is insightful and it is told and portrayed at a high level of accuracy.
September 28, 2016
Don Cheadle excelente como um gerente de hotel que é a única esperança dos sobreviventes de uma história tão chocante e que foi tão negligenciada por todos nós.
September 23, 2016
Hotel Rwanda is a powerful film with strong performances and an unflinching look at prejudice, hatred, apathy, and human decency in the midst of it.
September 6, 2016
Pretty good, with a good performance from Don Cheadle, but nothing next level
August 1, 2016
I would have loved to hear the real story, instead of this bastardised, Hollywood version.
½ June 22, 2016
A brutal and violent yet accurate depiction of Rwanda's genocide in 1994 fueled by a down-to-earth performance from Don Cheadle as a deglamorized hero.
½ June 16, 2016
Emotionally drowning but ultimately uplifting with fantastic performances.
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