• Released
  • September 13, 2002
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 5 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Drama
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The Four Feathers Synopsis
A former soldier (Heath Ledger) tries to help his old regiment in Africa.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Splendidly spectacular, intelligent and very well-acted.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
At its best, this new film does mix grandeur with skepticism, excitement with reflection. In the end, like Harry, it redeems itself.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The Four Feathers ends on the same dubious note as "Black Hawk Down" and other recent war movies, suggesting that loyalty in the trenches...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Ultimately, The Four Feathers is strong where its predecessors were weak (in the authenticity of combat) and weak where they were strong (in...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It may be an accidental historical parallel that, at times, we seem to be watching a 19th-century version of ''The John Walker Lindh...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Still as moth-eaten as a Bengal tiger rug on the floor of a London men's club.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
The good news is that it sees what a jihad looks like from both sides. The bad news is that it's not a very good movie, with three fine...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Its virtues can't outweigh the disappointment of a movie that might have been a rousing old-fashioned epic, or better yet a provocative...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Kapur's stodgy style halts the momentum of young actors who have impressed in other movies.
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It should have been an old-fashioned rouser, and sometimes it is. The great cinematographer Robert Richardson (JFK) lights the battle...
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Battle Sequences, Disturbing Images, Some Sensuality and Violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ A decent film with some intense battle violence.
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