Metacritic Movie Ratings
Body of Lies Reviews

3.0

57

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.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    It may not be as much fun as old spy movies starring Cary Grant or more recent entertainments such as "Spy Game," directed by Ridley's brother Tony, but it feels all too accurate.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A tautly paced, well-acted espionage thriller with the requisite explosions and action sequences. Still, it ends up leaving the viewer rather cold.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    For all of Ferris's desperate struggles, and for all the director's efforts to emulate the remarkable verisimilitude he achieved in "Black Hawk Down," his new film remains abstract and unaffecting. It's a study in semisimilitude, more Google-Earthly than grounded in feelings.

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  • 33

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Most of this just seems, you know, so three years ago, so "Bourne" again.

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