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The Siege Review

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

  • 3.0

    out of 100

    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    It's one of those fast, slick, half-smart shows that can't decide whether to pay its debts to action or reality -- and winds up cheating both.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    In its clumsy way, it throws in comments now and then to show it knows the difference between Arab terrorists and American citizens.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    It's a cautionary tale about the excesses of jingoist paranoia, and the folly of it all is that the more the film descends into somber liberal chest thumping, the less engrossing it becomes.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    It's a thinking person's thriller, where pyrotechnics give way to plot, character development supplants fight scenes, and adrenaline does not short-circuit intelligence.

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