• Released
  • September 3, 2010
  • (Limited 9/3)
  • R , 1 hr 58 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
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Max Manus Synopsis
A brilliant saboteur operates during World War II.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
This rousing, fact-based Norwegian movie covers an unusual subject -- the resistance movement in that country during World War II, whose...
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70

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
An epic by Scandinavian standards, Manus's period re-creation is lavish-but the too-polished rental décor doesn't create a living past.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

The film is always engaging, from the boyish horseplay of the young innocents to the bravado shown in multiple encounters to the...
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70

Variety

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This engaging second feature from "Bandidas" duo Espen Sandberg and Joachim Roenning combines artistic ambition and commercial appeal with...
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60

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Buffed to an expensive-looking gloss and dressed in period-perfect finery, Max Manus has an old-fashioned sincerity that entertains without...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
Max Manus (the title role is played by Aksel Hennie) feels so familiar that audiences watching it are likely to experience a numbing sense...
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40

Time Out New York

By Nick Schager
Despite the subtitles, it's basically a slice of formulaic Hollywood-style mythmaking, writ large and woefully empty.
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Rated R | For violence