Beyond Borders Synopsis
A woman (Angelina Jolie) joins a doctor's (Clive Owen) humanitarian efforts.
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New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Makes an earnest stab at illustrating the hardships and sacrifices humanitarian workers contend with - but in the end, all the suffering...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
My advice: Skip Beyond Borders and write a check to the Red Cross or Doctors Without Borders.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Angelina Jolie slums her way through Beyond Borders, a film that telegraphs its plot and then drags ploddingly, its humane spirit obscured...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
When the suffering of real children is used to enhance the image of movie stars who fall in love against the backdrop of their suffering, a...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Jolie, in this movie at least, has exactly two expressions: blank wistfulness and blank dismay. She reduces the tides of history to one...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Even assuming the best possible motives by its makers, Beyond Borders runs the risk of making human suffering exotic while glamorizing...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Of this much I'm sure: It's an awful movie.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By C.W. Nevius
A film with its heart in the right place. Unfortunately, its head is stuck so far in the clouds that it dissolves into preachy do- gooder...
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Worse than junk, in fact. Beyond Borders so trivializes the plight of the world's displaced peoples that it becomes actively obnoxious.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A sudsless soap opera with human misery as a backdrop for romantic banality.
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By indiguin82
While ppl are afraid to see this movie or talk about it because of its sensitive matter. . .sensitive being the hunger, murder and persecution of many nations, this film is good. The story is great,...

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