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The War Within Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Does a fairly good job of laying out the basic political motives behind Islamic terrorism. Unfortunately, as a drama, it has its narrative peak in the middle and quickly runs out of story afterward.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    The War Within has within it a war of its own, one between docudramatic truth and familiar melodrama, however low-keyed.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The War Within plays effectively off our voyeurism, yet it has such a cloistered, American-eyed view of the nightmare of terrorism that I kept searching for the profound explanation beneath its piecemeal ones.

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