• An Acceptable Loss (2019)

An Acceptable Loss

Release Date: January 18th, 2019

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Libby Lamm is a former top national security adviser who, while working with a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason -- and her own life -- to expose a cover-up that stretches all the way to the top.

Cast: Tika Sumpter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Tavassoli, Jeff Hephner, Deanna Dunagan, Alex Weisman, Ali Burch, Alysia Reiner

Director: Joe Chappelle

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: CorradoMooncoin

Keywords: 2010s, Fall, Brooding, Intense, Office, Quest, Tense, House, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    This talky, ham-fisted effort proves particularly disappointing because it should have been much better than it is. show more

  • 75
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    An Acceptable Loss is a B-movie with some A-level acting, particularly by Tika Sumpter. show more

  • 30
    Film Threat

    What could have explored the real complexities behind a serious issue instead became a self-congratulatory pat on the back for holding a specific viewpoint, and a boring one at that. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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