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The Kingdom Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

… basically about kicking ass. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    56

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    So shameless is The Kingdom, ignoring consequence and treating its audience like cash-dispensing machines with buttons to be pushed rather than thinking individuals willing to consider the reality of America's entanglement with the Middle East.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The Kingdom comes down to a police procedural, and one whose procedures prove none too interesting.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Berg's movie is no more than an action movie with an exotic backdrop. That would be fine, if only the movie were more exciting. It succeeds neither as a pointed political commentary nor as a taut thriller.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation. But some will find its chaotic quality dizzying and off-putting.

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