Metacritic Movie Ratings
Act of Valor Reviews

3.0

40

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    When the bullets are flying, Act of Valor is undeniably tense and thrilling.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Employing Navy troops as stars is a clever idea for an action thriller. But the soldiers' awkward line readings are glaring enough to distract from the potency of the story.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Act of Valor is gift-wrapped in patriotism. It was once intended as a recruitment film, and that's how it plays.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Although the film has its undeniably immersive, convincing moments, the merging of dramatic re-creations and on-camera "performances" proves less seamlessly executed than those masterfully coordinated land, sea and air missions.

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