'71 Synopsis
'71 takes place over a single night in the life of a young British soldier (Jack O'Connell) accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971.
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'71 Review - "Penny For Your Movie Thoughts" Blog

By Saleem Frazer
"'71" feels like a modern day 70's action thriller classic. The first half of the film is filled to the bone with quiet character build up with a couple tension driven moments all leading up to one...

Powerful filmmaking

By rumbledoggie
71 is a tour de force, with a very strong, if unrecognizable cast. I had a little trouble following the allegiances of some of the characters, so pay very close attention to the skinny guys with...

By mich49ers
gives you something to think about..what would you do in those situations...


This film tells a story based on a time and series of events in the North of Ireland (Belfast) that not many people may know much about, except what they may have gathered from some U2 songs....

Great movie

By duboygabriel86
The movie was intense made you feel like u there there....

Thought Provoking

By dachsielover
Good movie - keeps you on the edge of your seat for much of the time!...

Tense and suspenseful.

By Squirrel Dude
Because "71" is one of those small, little independent movies, there's no much in getting the word out about it. I don't believe I ever saw a trailer for it? I saw it listed on Fandango and thought...

Shockingly perfect

By tiarenee
It was perfect from beginning to end....


By stansocks
It was a little confusing. You never really knew which side certain charachaters were on. Some of the dialog was not easy to understand....


By Hallrd
Gritty and intense. Captures the struggle in Belfast nicely. Storyline good but a little confusing at points. Ending is open ended, but appropriate. Left me wanting a little more. But, good movie...

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Rated R | For Strong Violence, Disturbing Images, and Language Throughout