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Battle for Haditha Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Searing, powerful, and morally entangled.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    Mr. Broomfield maintains a level of cool detachment throughout. That's to the good of the movie, which, though technically exemplary, falters dramatically on occasion, becoming dangerously close to overheated whenever the characters speak for any length.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    An engaging Iraqudrama that straddles the line between blistering exposé and Spielbergian heart-tugger.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    Intense, fair-minded entry in the pileup of Iraq pictures.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    With its dialogue largely improvised by many who had seen extensive combat in Iraq, Battle for Haditha has a gripping authenticity lacking in other similarly themed dramas.

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