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Saints and Soldiers Reviews

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November 3, 2004
A solid, good-looking effort that bends a bit too much toward war-film conventions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 29, 2004
remarkably derivative
| Original Score: 3/5
February 2, 2004
Warmed over Norman Mailer tales -- been there, done that.
Full Review | Original Score: 54/100
October 15, 2004
It's hard to get behind characters who feel like lazy archetypes.
October 14, 2004
It spends too much time as a small war movie instead of a big-question movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 12, 2004
Dubiously aspiring to be a Mormon variation on Saving Private Ryan, this dull, static war movie follows five Allied soldiers trapped behind enemy lines in the waning days of World War II.
October 15, 2004
There's little here to make this stand out in an already well-stuffed genre.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 15, 2004
That the film seems willing to erect a simple religious parable on such a moral morass is bewildering.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
November 11, 2004
It's the movie equivalent of singing 'Onward Christian Soldiers' to those already in the choir.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 1, 2005
A worthy effort that's entirely appropriate for mainstream audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 28, 2005
Little makes good use of modest resources, but after a while, the film's less-is-more aesthetic grows threadbare.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 25, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
August 26, 2014
Thoughtful, engaging World War II movie has battle violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 6, 2005
Nicely detailed if slackly paced.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 12, 2004
It has the strengths and the clean lines of a traditional war movie, without high-tech special effects to pump up the noise level.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 14, 2004
Little neatly ratchets up the suspense while throwing emotional spotlights on the inner struggles of each combatant trapped in this hostile, frozen wilderness riddled with German troops.
May 8, 2004
It is dramatic, in the most complimentary sense of that word. It engages the emotions and the senses subtly and expertly.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
December 30, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2004
'A gem of a movie with an unusually convincing reality base. We feel as if there's no distance between us and the fighting men. And that lack of distance is the film's point.'
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 14, 2004
War is heck in the clean-scrubbed world of Saints and Soldiers, the best low-budget, Mormon World War II epic you'll see this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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