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Body of Lies

Rated R for strong violence including some torture, and for language throughout.

R In Theaters 10/10/2008 , 129min.
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Viewer Score
61%
Viewer score based on 55 ratings
57%
Critic score based on 37 reviews

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February 28, 2014
snipernlucky
A real sleeper. Crowe and DiCaprio are super as expected.....But Mark Strong really makes the movie with his acting. Highly believable. Seems as real as it gets !
July 23, 2012
mo00000000126678
I'll rate it at 2.5/5 ... Excellent Casting but Action level is pretty good , keep switching the Location is a bit confused .... The Negative part that still showing the world that Muslims are bad ppl , I hate that
December 06, 2011
lolli1341
OMG - Can anyone on the planet master an accent like R. Crowe?
January 18, 2011
VictrolaMn
A real action thriller that shows both ugly sides in this current event. Worth seeing and intense.
March 23, 2009
KASEL1
Who knows what's going on in this movie? Another one with a lot of action and noise, but no logical, accessible plot. If you can form a thought, you won't like it.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

A.O. Scott
The New York Times
As it is, the movie is a hodgepodge of borrowings and half-cooked ideas, flung together into a feverishly edited jet-setting exercise in purposeless intensity. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
With its urgent post-9/11 context and often brutal violence, it seems off-key to describe Body of Lies as a nifty political thriller, but that's what it is. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
A tautly paced, well-acted espionage thriller with the requisite explosions and action sequences. Still, it ends up leaving the viewer rather cold. Full Review
Dana Stevens
Slate
DiCaprio and Crowe, two supposedly high-wattage movie stars, are remarkably dull to watch together--perhaps because so many of their scenes together take place over the phone. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
Body of Lies neither panders nor condescends. It involves current events and has a political viewpoint, but it overplays neither. Full Review

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