Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Debt Reviews

4.0

65

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The Debt is basically an entertaining riff on "Munich." It's about a (fictional) operation of top secret Israeli revenge, carried out by three highly trained agents whose plan goes off the rails in ways that are more fascinating than the mission itself.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    With its blend of taut action and profound revelations, The Debt is definitely worth an audience's investment.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    As a thriller, The Debt performs many if not all the right moves. Where the John Madden-directed film gets into trouble is in wanting to deal with the Holocaust without being entirely a period film.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJohn Anderson

    Any self-respecting period piece, historical drama or even caper movie - and The Debt is all three - balances issues of global significance with interpersonal drama. The problem here is that the personal eclipses the global. The stakes are too low.

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