The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara Reviews

March 16, 2004
For those of my generation, the true resonance in the film may be in the constant juxtaposition between the then and the now of the McNamara life.
February 27, 2004
Mesmerizing documentary.
February 27, 2004
What's genuinely suspenseful about the movie is its journey into the heart and mind of McNamara.
February 27, 2004
A provocative case study in power and the powerful.
February 26, 2004
Fascinating documentary about Robert S. McNamara.
February 13, 2004
An insanely timely cautionary tale about American omniscience and the fallible belief that rationality will always win out.
December 18, 2017
Although Errol Morris's film takes us through the nasty dramas behind various wars, few of McNamara's clarifications come as a surprise.
September 24, 2010
It's difficult to imagine anyone from George W. Bush's administration coming forth with such awe-inspiring, agenda-free candor, contrition, insight and misgivings about America's foreign policy. A documentary about morals, respect and blind luck.
July 10, 2009
'The Fog of War' reveals McNamara to be an intelligent, insightful and sensitive man who was catastrophically wrong about the nature of the conflict that came to define him.
July 7, 2009
A great and disturbing film.