Nothing But the Truth Synopsis
A reporter (Kate Beckinsale) goes to jail to protect her source in an explosive story.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Lurie hits closer to the bone here than he did in his ham-handed "The Contender" (2000).
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A typically intelligent if occasionally overwritten political thriller, boasting a powerhouse cast.
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80

Film Threat

It is a rock-solid entertainment, made by adults, starring adults, and intended for adults.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lurie has crafted a different kind of thriller, one with a mind and a heart.
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70

Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
In the spirit of its title, Nothing but the Truth pivots on a plot twist that's both good and fair. And kudos to the ever-earnest...
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70

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
Competently constructed and nicely acted by Kate Beckinsale and Vera Farmiga.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A fairly gripping cautionary tale.
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50

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Nothing but the Truth has nothing much at all to do with the historical record, which wouldn't be bad if it offered something persuasive...
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40

Los Angeles Times

Lurie spins off into invention like a "Law & Order" writer on deadline, scrambling the issues so thoroughly it's no longer clear what, if...
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Nothing But the Truth is like listening to the fourth-best debater in middle school present a term paper called "Politics, Power and the...
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nothing but the truth

By flickchicken
This is a totally engaging film about government abuse of power and a woman's amazingly strong character. You must go into this flick without caring about Pres Bush's Admin outing otf the Valerie...

Not worth a child's inocence

By bobbybeemer
I did try to really feel for Kate B's character and side with her however as the story unfolded I realized that she actually caused more harm than good. She not only ruined other people's lives but...

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Rated R | For language, some sexual material and a scene of violence