Metacritic Movie Ratings
In the Land of Blood and Honey Reviews

3.0

56

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.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Rather than a glossy, superficial movie-star vanity project, In the Land of Blood and Honey feels like the sober, hard-hitting work of a humanitarian.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Jolie deserves significant credit for creating such a powerfully oppressive atmosphere and staging the ghastly events so credibly, even if it is these very strengths that will make people not want to watch what's onscreen.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    I found In the Land of Blood and Honey to be moving and involving, but somehow reduced by its melodrama to a minor key. The scale of the ages-old evil and religious hatred in the region seemed to make the fates of these particular characters a matter of dramatic convenience.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    In the Land of Blood and Honey captures the sickening way the war in Bosnia became a gray zone of genocide. Yet that, unfortunately, is not enough to make it a good movie.

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