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74
Based on 39 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Bana is magnificent in the role. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An unlovable movie. It's morally ambiguous, which means there's no real rooting interest. It's episodic, with the same kinds of episodes repeated over and over, so there's little sense of forward motion. It feels philosophically and politically confused, so there's no message to take from it. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This is a smart and often tense work whose ultimate merit isn't completely calculable now. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Munich is a Spielberg film for better and worse, a vivid, sometimes simplistic thriller in which action speaks louder than ideas. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    If Munich raises disturbing issues about Jewish-Arab relations, past and present - and how can it not? - it is also an absolutely riveting tale of the hunt and the hunted. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The failure of a movie that is so good in so many ways leaves me to wonder if Spielberg is up to this kind of complex, multi-tasking story. show more

  • 90
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A mesmerizing, richly nuanced inquiry into Israel's revenge of the Munich massacre of its athletes. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    As a thriller, Munich is efficient, absorbing, effective. As an ethical argument, it is haunting. show more

  • 100
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Masterful, atypically political - and flawlessly acted. show more

  • 100
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A film of uncommon depth, intelligence, and sensitivity. show more

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