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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 60
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A meditation on the racial and class conflicts at the heart of the American character. show more

  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    For fans of Westerns, the film may have particular appeal. Its period gear and garb and galloping horses are major attractions show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Jewel is more like an acting zircon because she just can't project, but at least she looks the part, and her novelty value isn't unwelcome. show more

  • 75
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Brave enough to take up the war from the Southern point of view. show more

  • 100
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The best movie I've seen this year. show more

  • 70
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Though Lee's movie is dripping with action and beautiful details, it's aimless and, eventually, tedious. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    At a time when new westerns are in short supply, Devil a sight for sore eyes. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie is longer and slower than necessary, but it explores interesting questions of wartime violence, personal integrity, and what it means to come of age in a society ripping apart at the seams. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Never has this war been filmed with such ragged glory. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's one of the few films that persuades you that it went out to meet the war and bring it to us with verisimilitude. show more

  • May 14, 2010 hrodi007
    Report This User

    This movie is ok but it is kind of hard to understand.

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