The Good Shepherd Synopsis
During the Cold War, a founding member of the CIA finds that dedication to duty has a price.
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Movie Reviews

wait till dvd

By MrsMarvin
Did not like this movie at alll -- way to long -- dragged it on-- way to confusing to follow kept going back and fourth and just did not like it...

Good Shepherd! Good Movie!

By plano movie reviewer
Liked the movie, great cast, Matt Damon solid. Angelina, her part could have been played by anybody, she was kind of a throw in. Great history perspective of the early years of the CIA and the Cold...

the good movie

By bug138
I'm not usually a spy thriller kind of girl, but indulged my husband. It turned out to be a very interesting movie- very entertaining and kept you thinking the whole way- no focus on violence and car...

The Good Sheperd

By fuman1957
SLOW! and Emotionless. Matt Damon was not the right actor for this lead in my opinion. Wait for the DVD and just rent it!...


By bowtietheaters
Interesting movie. Good acting. It would help to know the history of the CIA before you watch....

Wilson character not believble

By Steelguin
I really like spy movies and I really like Matt Damon. And though I like Damon in the Jason Bourne role, I did not find this character as a believable spy, let alone the leader of the Soviet division...

Great cinema

By movie_thug
This movie is great if you can follow along through the 3 different time periods. It's filled with great Godfather-like scene's and one-liners and provides historical perspective....

The Good Shepard

By goodje
The movie was good, lots of twists and turns, and shows how the CIA got started. It was a little long though. Overall it is a good movie to go see....

The Good Shepherd

By truangelbaby
Damon was good in this role but the movie dragged on so much I felt like I could fall asleep at some points. I would recommend renting this one instead of spending the 2 hrs and 40 mins. in the...

The Good Shepherd

By ehiyane
The Good Shepherd was a film that for me was unexpectedly good. Having read so many mixed reviews I really appeared at the theatre not expecting much, and that is probably why I was rewarded and so...

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Rated R | For some violence, sexuality and language
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