• Released
  • January 4, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 46 min
  • Action/Adventure


By Justin Chang
A self-serious eco-thriller assembled with a competent but heavy hand, A Dark Truth decries corporate corruption and Third World oppression in an all-too-obvious manner.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Interweaving clumsily staged action sequences with endless pontificating about evil mega-corporations privatizing public resources, the mediocre environmental-themed thriller A Dark Truth wears its good intentions on its sleeve.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
A lightweight flick about a heavy-duty subject, A Dark Truth plays like a TV movie back in the days when TV wasn't worth watching.
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Village Voice

The film's heart is in exactly the right place, but there's not a brain in its pretty little head.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
For all the attempted intrigue and mayhem, the film is dullsville, mired by a poky script, unremarkable action and, the hard-working Garcia aside, uninspired performances.
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Slant Magazine

By Michael Nordine
A Dark Truth is one of those unfortunate projects whose component parts are immediately at odds with one another.
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31 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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