Carlos Synopsis
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez becomes one of the world's most-wanted terrorists.
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Waste of time and money.

By harry_palm
Something is going on. I just watched this movie on Cable. It was either on Sundance or IFC. Bad acting from everyone around. You can take my word for it, or you can go watch it and waste your...

Another Incredible Thriller by the French!

By macktan
French filmakers are hot! If you've seen Un Prophete, Mesrine 1 & 2, Tell No One, and Anything for Her (new remake The Next Three Days--a duplicate), then prepare yourself for another...

Carlos the jackal

By Drez_Digital
Engaging political thriller showing the rise of the infamous title character well acted....

A Monster of a film!

By dambo729
In the average time it takes an average person to finish a marathon you can watch this epic film depicting the life of a Venezuelan terrorist. It lasts five and a half hours and you will be...

Shortest 5 1/2 hour movie ever!

By drhumbert
Carlos is smart and entertaining; it moves quickly like a thriller, but, at the same time, it offers a complex portrait of Carlos and the times in which he operated. Olivier Assayas at his best and a...

Carlos - the "short version"

By Godzuki
Yes, the short version is still over 2 1/2 hours but it does feel short. Edgar Ramirez does such a great job with the character that you never see him acting. All told, I wish that I had seen the...

Yes you must go

By Butterfly Steve McQueen
but it proably won't be possible to see the full 5.5 hour version after its run at the Egyptian. That's why I'm a member! It's not the greatest film in the world but the expansiveness of the film...

Extraordinary!

By onefilmeveryday
You won't breath for more than 5 hours! Great storytelling. But, most of all, this movie is Edgar Ramirez! His is an extraordinary performance by an actor who wasn't afraid to take risks. also, it's...

Carlos

By greenbes
An incredible piece of film-making! Wonderfully filmic; great acting. The long version is a must....

Heavy political drama

By binger73
I truly enjoyed the sharp performance from Edgar Ramirez, and several of the supporting German actors. I didn't think it was an excellent film, but it was a pretty impressive piece of filmmaking. I...

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Rated NR