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Based on 8 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Travolta, who was more believable as a middle-aged housewife in “Hairspray” than he is as a former Serbian commando, has the accent down pat. But his Boris-and-Natasha-style syntax seems to represent Killing Season best. Just imagine that voice saying: Dees ees very seelly movie. Catch on cable TV, please. show more

  • 25
    Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine

    Mark Steven Johnson's Killing Season is a hard movie to take seriously, which is particularly unfortunate since it deals with such weighty issues as genocide, the ethical compromises that everyone makes in combat, and the lingering effects of wartime decisions on participants years down the line. show more

  • 12
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    De Niro mostly looks miserable and very tired (a document glimpsed on-screen hilariously claims his character was born in 1970) and prattles on endlessly about forgetting the past. show more

  • 75
    Eric Kohn indieWIRE

    Killing Season is like the Saturday morning cartoon version of a terrible movie: still bad, but at least colorful enough to go down easy. show more

  • 42
    Gabe Toro The Playlist

    Director Mark Steven Johnson can’t seem to balance a tone here, which is a pity because for the most part he stands back and lets the two stars go at each other. show more

  • 30
    David DeWitt The New York Times

    It’s not worthless, but it’s not good. As a genre film, it’s too ambitious; as an art film, it’s too obvious. show more

  • 20
    Robert Abele Los Angeles Times

    The pretentious, preposterous, dueling-dialect flameout called Killing Season has to stand as one of the biggest missed opportunities in iconic matchups. show more

  • 42
    Ben Kenigsberg The A.V. Club

    With casting this unconvincing, no one is watching to get a lesson in the horrors of war. show more

  • January 12, 2014 w1yfh
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    I think the movie was great. I believe it showed the tragity of wars. The ending was also very good. I would like to see the same producer do a movie on the 62,000 Homeless American Veterans and the hard ships they face on the streets of the US. We got to call this issue to the American People

  • September 07, 2013 pc00000000164059
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    With two Great actors you expect a decent movie . This movie is what I would call GARBAGE . De Nero tends to do that though , he will make a couple of good ones , one that will blow you away , then this . As for John Travolta , I think this is the worst I have ever seen from him .

  • August 29, 2013 Uriah Prost
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    Was a good movie..

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