Munich Synopsis
A Mossad agent hunts terrorists behind the murders of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
As a thriller, Munich is efficient, absorbing, effective. As an ethical argument, it is haunting.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Munich, Steven Spielberg's spectacularly gripping and unsettling new movie, is a grave and haunted film, yet its power lies in its...
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A mesmerizing, richly nuanced inquiry into Israel's revenge of the Munich massacre of its athletes.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If Munich raises disturbing issues about Jewish-Arab relations, past and present - and how can it not? - it is also an absolutely riveting...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Bana is magnificent in the role.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This is a smart and often tense work whose ultimate merit isn't completely calculable now.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The director can work wonders within his celluloid universe, but when the time comes to hand us back to reality, he stumbles. With this...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
An unlovable movie. It's morally ambiguous, which means there's no real rooting interest. It's episodic, with the same kinds of episodes...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Munich is a Spielberg film for better and worse, a vivid, sometimes simplistic thriller in which action speaks louder than ideas.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The failure of a movie that is so good in so many ways leaves me to wonder if Spielberg is up to this kind of complex, multi-tasking story.
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Great

By Codemaster660
Thrilling,suspenceful, Dramatic. very very good. it seemed kind of anti isreali....

Five Word Review

By USMCCPL049
Very interesting Israel tookem toschool...

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By ggbull
love this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Spielberg's most daring and entertaining masterpiece that brings up the issue of terrorism and the affect of violence.

By Dominic LeRose
The Summer Olympics in West Germany in 1972 proved to be shocking and sadly triggering. 17 people died: 11 Jewish Olympic coaches or athletes, 5 Black September Palestinian terrorists, and one German...

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Rated R | For strong graphic violence, some sexual content, nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Complex and powerful movie is for adults only.
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