The Book of Eli Synopsis
A lone man fights his way for survival across a post-apocalyptic America.
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THE BOOK OF ELI. A dreary tale. Grade: C (Based on advance VIP press preview on Jan. 14th. 2010)

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The Hughes brothers(Albert and Allen) directed this 118-min movie starring Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, and Gary Oldman. Filmed using the RED digital camera, this bleak color-leached...

Denzel Washington as a Bible toting fanatic on a mission from God!!!

By screwylouie123456
One synopsis I read put it this way "one man (Denzel Washington) fights to protect that sacred tome that could hold the key to the survival of the human race". Another, "a lone warrior (Washington)...

Thoughtful Flick

By bostonite52
For post-apocalyptic fare, this is probably the best I have seen. Denzel humanizes a role that could have turned this film into just another blood and guts fight film. Great story, profound and...

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By Pammo1949
This movie featured one of the most talented actors of this time. The movie started slow and then picked up like a ride on a rollercoaster. The action was pheonomenal and the story thought...

The Book of Eli

By Jamiescandal
Decent post-apocalyptic survival flick starring the mighty Denzel Washington, the scary looking Gary Oldman, and the lovely and spunky Mila Kunis. Much of the scenery we have seen before. The story...

Not about religion

By ithrah
this movie, contrary to those who cannot see past any religious reference, is not about religion. it is about our history and this country's history cannot be separated from the bible. this movie...

Not too bad

By redyeah
Having seen the recent rush of END OF THE WORLD movies, I wasn't sure if I was ready for another. But this kept me entertained and Denzel is always fun to watch on screen. Few actors have his ability...

An Envisioned Apocolyptic Future Not That Hard to Believe

By chashe
I read the negative reviews (view "the other side"), & boy, are those guys confused. But not too surprisingly. For those who have recognized the animosity building in our culture over the past 40 or...

For all christian leaders and believers alike

By This fans fa you
Non-believers step aside, The Book of Eli will make you feel stronger the next time you hold a bible. All Denzel fans beware, he's more dangerous with a knife in his hand. The Hughs Brothers...

Not quite what we expected...

By loveblue2
Being a Denzel fan, I couldn't wait to see his latest movie. In a word, The Book of Eli is...different. Because of the apocalyptic mood of the movie, we found the movie to be very dark and kind of...

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Rated R | For some brutal violence and language
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Common Sense Media says Future-set action epic is heavy on comic book violence.
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