75

New York Daily News

In his feature film debut, Little uses washed-out color and a you-are-there immediacy to tell a powerful wartime tale of survival, morality and honor.
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75

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
It's no earthshaker, but the indie film is refreshingly different from the current movie norm, it's won more than 15 awards on the festival circuit, and war-movie aficionados will find it well worth the journey.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Saints and Soldiers isn't a great film, but what it does, it does well.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Director-cinematographer Ryan Little neatly ratchets up the suspense while throwing emotional spotlights on the inner struggles of each combatant trapped in this hostile, frozen wilderness.
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70

L.A. Weekly

By David Chute
The triumph here is a matter of craftsmanship rather than art, but it's rare enough even on that level for a film to be worth celebrating.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Inspired by actual events, Saints and Soldiers benefits by being a small-scale war movie.
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63

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
For a certain kind of moviegoer, Saints and Soldiers provides above-average nostalgia. Others, more hardened, might call it child's play.
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63

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Wants to be an epic in the mold of "Saving Private Ryan," but it's hindered by its modest budget.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Shackles its characters with stale dialogue straight out of decades-old Sgt. Rock comic books.
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40

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
That the film seems willing to erect a simple religious parable on such a moral morass is bewildering. That it should do so without accurately depicting the nightmare of Hitler's Europe is unconscionable.
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56 out of 100
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