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Kelly's Heroes Reviews

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Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Interesting only in so far as it reveals Eastwood's nonchalant attitude to the blockbuster.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 31, 2006
It was too crudely done to have much effect as satire.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 4, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
November 19, 2013
An attempt to blend the war epic and the caper film that doesn't quite come off.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Unclear notions of heroism and crime ... packaged as escapist, mainstream entertainment
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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
July 1, 2010
...the filmmakers clearly intended the movie to be a carefree caper, and if one views it that way, it can pass an entertaining few hours.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
June 6, 2010
A strange but mostly satisfying hybrid of WWII actioner and anti-war satire... [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James O'Ehley
Movie Gurus
March 15, 2004
Isn't really about the Second World War, but rather about the senselessness of the Vietnam War . . .
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com
May 24, 2005
Funny and entertaining
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
February 19, 2008
Much fun amongst WWII w/Eastwood, Savalas, Sutherland, and Rickles.
| Original Score: 4/5
KJB
IGN Movies
August 8, 2002
One of the best WWII films ever made.
| Original Score: 5/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
November 6, 2003
Very entertaining war movie with just the right touch of Vietnam-era cynicism
| Original Score: 4/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
The bastard father of Three Kings
| Original Score: 4/5
David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
November 19, 2013
The action is flashy and intermittent, deliberately wallowing in a mire of revisionist grot, churned up vistas of European mud. Time has made it more intuitive and caustic a film, than its daft reputation might suggest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic

Variety
October 18, 2008
Nearly satirical in its overall effect, plot caroms between cliche dogface antics, detailed and gratuitous violence, caper melodramatics, and outrageous anachronism.

TV Guide
November 19, 2013
This humorous, lively, and entertaining picture could be described as a caper film set against a WW II backdrop.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

Film4
November 19, 2013
A terrific guys-on-a-mission movie.
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