The Year of Living Dangerously - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Year of Living Dangerously Reviews

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February 9, 2006
A curiously languid affair, rather than the breathless Costa-Gavras-style thriller which was the least one might have expected from this kind of material.
August 1, 2003
...a reasonably entertaining time-filler...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 20, 2003
A good, romantic melodrama that suffers more than most good, romantic melodramas in not being much better than it is.
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2002
| Original Score: 4.5/5
November 21, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
January 2, 2016
Its flaws are unmistakable and some of its beats a little bit rote, but this is much more daunting and daring than it appears, maybe even more than it realises.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
November 12, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
July 7, 2010
Weir and his crew expertly recreate the squalor, poverty, noise, heat and emotion of the pressure cooker that was Indonesia in 1965.
September 20, 2005
The rest of the film hasn't aged nearly as well as Hunt's fun performance...
| Original Score: 3.5/5
February 3, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The Year of Living Dangerously is a flawed film, but it is richly textured and imbued with enough emotional and intellectual subtlety to make it a rewarding experience.
Read More | Original Score: 79/100
April 5, 2001
Weir's movies are open-ended, stylish dramas that engage our senses, psyche, and wonder.
March 5, 2002
A rousing and sharp look at a land that's far from our own in more ways than one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 31, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 15, 2011
A young Mel Gibson anchors a fascinating look at the life of a journalist looking for the great war-era news story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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