Johnny Got His Gun Reviews

Top Critic
February 9, 2006
The film is often sentimental, sometimes brilliant as well as horrifying, and it is intriguing to speculate on what Buuel, whom Trumbo originally wanted to direct, would have made of it.
May 9, 2005
Although Mr. Trumbo is primarily a screenwriter, screenwriting is only the worst of the film's several failures.
October 23, 2004
Instead of belaboring ironic points about the "war to end war," Trumbo remains stubbornly on the human level.
August 4, 1971
August 4, 1971