Green Zone Synopsis
Army inspectors sniff out a huge cover-up while looking for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is a thriller, not a documentary. It's my belief that the nature of the neocon evildoing has by now become pretty clear. Others will...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The cast is strong, and Damon is a dependable center for all this, a classic American good guy wanting to know what's rotten and why.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Christopher Rouse's rapid-fire editing nervously stitches the stunts, chases, fights and confrontations together. It's a remarkable film.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Watchable in spite of Greengrass as much as because of him. The story is good enough to make viewers want to ignore the photography.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
In the wake of the Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker" - a far better film, and one with a less strident, less obvious agenda - Green Zone...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Green Zone is somewhere between a blockbuster and a tract -- a traction movie. It whizzes and bangs and sizzles as it chases the truth like...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Zone feels anticlimactic now. It also pales in comparison to Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker," the most powerful film yet made about the...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Miller's wake-up call is meant to be ours. Too little and too late? Maybe. But even in this Bourne Zone, Damon and Greengrass haven't...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
With Green Zone, though, the malaise has finally hit me. So while Damon's Miller uncovers the (inconvenient) truth of why the U.S. invaded...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
For a while Green Zone generates genuine excitement, as well as plenty of provocation--a fatuous surrogate for Ahmed Chalabi, a pervasive...
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It's just not entertaining

By Jaycee5
Unfortunately this movie was made to promote a political agenda and not to entertain. The action is predictable, the acting was not up to par and the story line is weak. How many bad movies about...

Another anti soldier, anti American film with Matt Damon, what a surprise...

By Mightyquick
This guy never gets tired of acting in movies where soldiers are corrupt, Americans are corrupt and Corporations are evil. I guess either there's no money in showing Democrat corruption, Union...


By hiltd
Hated the movie. Instead of a good movie I get preached to once more. Waste of time and my money. If I want to get lectured about the evils of the army I'll read the Huffington Post....

Brown Zone

By redfueldelux
I had high hopes for this movie and hoped for an action packed thrill ride. What I got was a 2 hour lecture on how evil the Bush administration was and how they lied about WMD's. I should have known...

Terrific Story About the Truth

By wessew101
Matt Damon is an excellent actor and in this movie he uncovers part of the story of the deception supporting the justification for going to war in Irag. There were no weapons of mass distruction. ...

Five Word Review

By wildthing21
Predicatable and Boring Too Politcal...

Sorry, but a no go for me..

By movie-pro
Matt Damon and those little boys and army buffs want a be's really need to quit getting there macho self pride in something other than putting down our troops!!! I am sick as hell of this kind of...

Typical leftist hollywood crap...

By like_film_noir
If you want to be lectured to by leftist hollywood limousine liberals then this is a movie for you......

Stupidity is not virtue

By Will1
Lets review the facts. First, Saddam spent over a decade killing Kurds in Southern Iraq with mustard gas. Second, Saddam did not cooperate with inspectors.....hence the butt kicking. Poor...

Five Word Review

By warriorlax26
Hollywood Liberals Hating American Soldiers...

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Rated R | For violence and language
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