• Released
  • April 5, 2013
  • R , 2 hr 1 min
  • Drama
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 238 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run after a journalist uncovers his real identity.

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Critic Ratings

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100

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
It’s only April, but this is one of the best films of 2013.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Lent distinguishing heft by its roster of screen veterans, this gripping drama provides an absorbing reflection on the courage and cost of...
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though consistently engaging, Redford’s latest directorial endeavor does feel like a plea. You can almost hear him coaxing us to learn from...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Directed in steady fashion by Redford, The Company You Keep manages to keep its multiple strands of plot - and the people caught in them -...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
There's enough plot to stuff a miniseries, but Redford never loses sight of the human drama. Martyrdom is not conferred, nor is reinvention...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The stars make this political drama engrossing, despite its few missteps.
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70

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Before settling into such comfortable territory, however, the movie is propulsive and involving. If The Company You Keep is far from...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
LeBeouf may yet mature into an American James McAvoy — a charismatically spineless leading man — but Sarandon and her character have him...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Despite Redford's sure-handed (but typically stolid) direction, an intriguing premise and a cast filled with top-line talent both veteran...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Shia LaBeouf, who appears to be on hand to prove that a movie with a crusading newspaper reporter can still exist, perks up his scenes, and...
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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Stellar cast is best thing about Redford's political drama.
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