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The Messenger

(2009)

Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity.

R 105min.
 
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In his most powerful performance to date, Ben Foster stars as Will Montgomery, a U.S. Army officer who has just returned home from a tour in Iraq and is assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. Read More
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Staff Sgt. Will Montgomery
Capt. Tony Stone
Olivia Pitterson
Dale Martin
Col. Stuart Dorsett
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February 02, 2011
GDitalia992
This movie was amazing; it is probably one of the best movies that I have seen in a long time. It has so much emotion that you can almost feel what the characters are feeling. Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson both give an incredible performance.
June 21, 2010
maloned1
I liked it more then The Hurt Locker. I cared more about these characters. I was emotionally invested. I thought the Hurt Locker was a little cliche. It was good, but not great. I really didn't care about the main character in the Hurt Locker. I felt like it was the same re-hashed story of the soldier that likes war a little to much. But The Messenger takes a different approach to the Shell
June 03, 2010
Jackd1207
BAD! Poor character development, weak story, and poor acting. Want me go on?
December 01, 2009
CalNYOffice
I think this is possibly one of the greatest non-combative war films of all time. Ben Foster's character's struggle between a soldiers duty and his humanity is a tense but beautifully developed conflict that he is constantly struggling with. The cinematographer did a great job showing the isolation of Foster's character through the use of shadows and framing. The relationship between him and
November 08, 2009
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