Shock and Awe

Release Date: July 13th, 2018

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

In 2003, as the Bush administration prepares to invade Iraq, skeptical journalists question the administration's claim that Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destruction.

Cast: Woody Harrelson, James Marsden, Rob Reiner, Milla Jovovich, Jessica Biel, Tommy Lee Jones, Luke Tennie, Richard Schiff

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment, Vertical Entertainment

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    Densely factual and sometimes a little unweildy, this is a film in which good intentions outweigh style and execution. show more

  • 35
    Simi HorwitzFilm Journal International

    a plodding film with ill-placed, klutzy exposition and credibility-defying and/or colorless characters that are spokespersons for various predictable viewpoints. show more

  • 50
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    The message tends to melt into a paint-by-numbers screenplay that pushes too many genre buttons to be thoroughly exciting. show more

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