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The Veteran (2012)

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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Cast

Toby Kebbell
as Robert Miller
Brian Cox
as Gerry Langdon
Tom Brooke (III)
as Danny Turner
Tony Curran
as Chris Turner
Ashley Thomas
as Tyrone Jones
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Critic Reviews for The Veteran

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (1)

Channels the world-weary '70s paranoia of 'Taxi Driver' and 'The Conversation' through the imposingly clinical formal approach of process-fixated auteurs like Robert Bresson or Michael Haneke.

April 27, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

full review at Movies for the Masses

September 29, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The storytelling lacks some polish but the picture builds to a powerful, high body-count climax.

May 9, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A state-of-the-nation conspiracy thriller split three ways, The Veteran overstretches itself by fighting on too many fronts at once.

May 4, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A thriller which strains for contemporary relevance but lacks the spark to incite or entertain.

May 3, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Boasts some enjoyably brutal close-quarter fight sequences, not to mention a ludicrously over-the-top finale in which Toby Kebbel goes all Rambo on gangs of tower block-dwelling neds.

May 2, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Veteran

½

Awful. While the combat sequences are great, especially the gun battle near the end of the film, this movie takes forever to get off the ground, and is flat-out boring for most of its duration. Plus the ending is pointless and horrible, which really kills the film.

Stephen Skudlarek
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