The Aryan Couple Synopsis
A man (Martin Landau) makes a deal to save his family from the Nazis.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
This handsome film is a splendid, stirring feat of the imagination.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A handsome Holocaust melodrama hobbled by a transparent and cartoonish script.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A few genuinely tense scenes are not enough to overcome a thin script, weak direction and an unceasingly high-strung score.
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50

L.A. Weekly

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We get director John Daly's feel-good tedium and a waste of a performance by the magnificent Landau.
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40

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Set mostly over the course of a single evening, the film is lugubriously paced and filled with improbable turns of events.
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40

Variety

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Picture's dubious brand of heroism, half-baked historical sense, simplistic dialogue, flat staging and barely formed characters make for...
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38

Boston Globe

Despite its handsome photography and a few memorable performances, The Aryan Couple is mainly notable for its inappropriate, blithe...
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Definitely third-rate Holocaust material.
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30

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
An oafish bore.
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
No "Schindler's List," to put it mildly.
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Rated PG-13 | For violence, disturbing images and thematic elements