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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film would be just as powerful, if less likely to saturate suburban megaplexes and flatter its patrons, were its saviors -- I don't...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Fuqua takes a genre picture and, by diverting the story onto an unconventional path, generates a sense of urgency. Tears of the Sun is not...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Until it descends into mindless routine action in the climactic scenes, Tears of the Sun is essentially an impressionistic nightmare.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Left wing? Right wing? Center? Who cares, as long as Bruce Willis is saving the world.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's simplistic and reactionary and designed to get hearts pumping but not minds thinking.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
What pushes it above mediocrity is that it ends better than it begins.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Unfortunately, it's not one-tenth as interesting as what you can see at home during a nightly cable surf as U.S. war policy is debated.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A preposterous action movie in which a Navy SEAL makes the world safe for democracy one continent at a time.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) can stage action, but he can't save a trivializing, reactionary script featuring a Hollywood star...
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Relevance can't rescue this would-be epic from the swamps of inertia, absurdity and sentimentality.
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Its ok not amazing

By movielover554
I saw this movie a while ago n was forced to see again withmy friends the other day. U kow its ok not great. The plot has willis as a lutenit in the army and his mission is to rescue a docter from...

Tears of The Sun Movie Review

By Asianfreak
88 out of 100 It's "Black Hawk Down" with the legendary action superstar Bruce Willis....

Loved it

By voicedthunder
Great movie that is full of action and drama. The ending will have anyone with a heart in tears....

Five Word Review

By anju2979
Nice action omovie to see...

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Rated R | For strong war violence, some brutality and language
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