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Based on 39 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The explosive V for Vendetta is powered by ideas that are not computer-generated. It's something rare in Teflon Hollywood: a movie that sticks with you. show more

  • 100
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Richly satisfying entertainment the way movies are at their best, when they prod you to think. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Visually exhilarating, provocative and disturbing. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The film is beset by incoherence and implausibilities that are perplexing, given the close relationship between the Wachowskis and the director, Mr. McTeigue. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A lot of dark, Orwellian fun. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Hugo Weaving, weaving deftly beneath a fixed plastic grin and Prince Valiant wig as the mysterious avenger in V for Vendetta, both chills and amuses throughout this enjoyable - if occasionally irresponsible - comic-book thriller. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Viewers expecting a thrill ride might be disappointed. V engages in a couple of satisfying crime-fighting set pieces, but the story is more occupied with mystery and intrigue. Happily, it almost is entirely free of the hollow pomposity that marred the Wachowskis' last two "Matrix" films. show more

  • 100
    Glenn Kenny Premiere

    A compelling, rousing and at times strangely moving entertainment. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An entertaining piece of pulp fiction. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    V for Vendetta represents 2006's first memorable motion picture - a visually sumptuous concoction that combines political allegory, bloody action, and a few stunning cinematic moments into a solid piece of entertainment. show more

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  • September 15, 2009 robbie61987
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    WTF are you kidding? This was a tasteless film that was released too soon after London had their terrorist attacks in 2005. I have boycotted Joel Silver and Warner Brothers ever since.

  • October 05, 2008 guitarpro396
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    One of the greatest movies ever made it is absolutely brilliant.

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