• Released
  • September 22, 2005
  • Road Movie
    Psychological Drama
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Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
If Land of Plenty isn't always elegant, it has the inexpressible aura of mystery and wonder that exemplifies his best work. Fans will feel...
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Works best as an illustration of the way conspiracy theories serve to weave threads of order, however fantastic, during moments of...
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70

L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
The flawed, fascinating Land of Plenty is easily Wenders' most vital work in more than a decade -- a troubling meditation on terrorism...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Thought-provoking story of how terror and paranoia affect two Americans who love their country.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Hampered by an ending that overreaches needlessly, the film is nevertheless worthy and unmistakably the effort of an enduringly distinctive...
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70

The New York Times

By Dana Stevens
Land of Plenty, is like a clumsy, well-meaning intervention in a family quarrel. Mr. Wenders may not have the power to heal the rifts his...
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Has a few too many coincidences and tends to be sugary, but it has an important precautionary message in this age of terror.
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60

Variety

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Rocky but respectable Land of Plenty proves the helmer often does better with low budgets, fast schedules and young collaborators. Slushy...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Unfortunately, Wendeers frustrated wake-up call quickly buckles under the heavy burden of its earnest message.
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40

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Land of Plenty is a woozy fantasia on California dreaming, all agog at urban strife and blabby with redundant voiceover.
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