• Released
  • January 11, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • Tragi-comedy
    Comedy
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Variety

By Peter Debruge
Entertaining, though conventionally told war story.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The script relies on too many unlikely twists, but Bleibtreu manages to sell them all.
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50

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
The result is a movie largely devoid of attitude or suspense. My Best Enemy is brisk and eventful, but after a while, it begins to seem...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
This twist-heavy World War II drama would play as an absurdist comedy if the director wasn't so dead set on excluding just about any trace...
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40

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
My Best Enemy bleeds suspense like a pin-pricked tire. It wants to be clever, but survivor tales bring with them too much muck.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

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Trying to be amusing and respectfully serious at the same time, Austrian director Wolfgang Murnberger's film remains in limbo, saddled with...
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40

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
An awkward blend of anti-Semitic atrocities and identity-swapping absurdity, the World War II drama My Best Enemy struggles to find a...
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40

Village Voice

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Getting even is wearying in My Best Enemy, a banal World War II thriller dependent on contrived role reversals.
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38

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
The director has cited "Inglourious Basterds" as paving the way for his own movie; but for all his boldness, Quentin Tarantino avoided the...
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