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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Although it takes something of a slog to get there, this thriller finally comes through where it counts. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Deceptively keen as both a paranoid political thriller and a caveat against the trustworthiness of your friends and neighbors. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A classy but over-contrived topical thriller about bomb plots and anti-government groups. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A conspiracy thriller that begins well and makes good points, but it flies off the rails in the last 30 minutes. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The screenplay stretches the viewer's credulity far beyond the breaking point, asking us to accept dozens of absurd contrivances and coincidences. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    A successful thriller makes you forget such impossibilities, but here they poison every scene. show more

  • 10
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    This masterpiece started out at around three stars, but after the credits, it just got sillier and more lurid. show more

  • 67
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    Amidst the rubble of political rhetoric that underlies Arlington Road, one thing is clear: The enemy is us. show more

  • 75
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    Slippery issues about trust, parental responsibility, and the inalienable American right to personal and political freedom are ceded to Hollywood's inalienable right to stage high-pitched chase scenes and a shocking big finish. show more

  • 58
    William Arnold Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A clumsy and incompetent thriller for nine-tenths of its length, but it has an ending so clever and that goes so wildly against expectations it almost exonerates the film. show more

  • July 30, 2009 Leo
    Report This User

    I just grabbed this movie off the shelf at the video store not knowing anything about it, This has got to be one of the top 5 movies I have ever seen!!!! Kept me on my toes wondering what was going to happen throughout the movie and twist's and turn's throughout. I ended up buying it! A must for your DVD library.

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