• Released
  • October 18, 2002
  • R , 1 hr 48 min
  • Drama
  • 7 Fan Ratings

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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Pitiless, bleak and despairing -- The Grey Zone refers to a world where everyone is covered with the gray ash of the dead, and it has been...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
No dramatic feature has ever come quite this close to the matter-of-fact ugliness of the Nazi crimes.
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Gives life and meaning to an event that is little more than a footnote in history books (if that).
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Should be seen: It's a worthy ordeal, with flaws that, ironically, make grist for later arguments.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Grimly claustrophobic movies can make viewers put up a shield, yet Tim Blake Nelson (who directed O) invests this unusual Holocaust drama...
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
There are better holocaust dramas than Grey Zone -- "Schindler's List" for one, and due later this year, Roman Polanski's magnificent "The...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's an intelligent, chilling movie, but one that can't quite shake those stage origins.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I would like to be able to report that Nelson's directorial vision is grim and uncompromising. Grim it most surely is. But his movie about...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
With all its flaws, though, The Grey Zone deserves to be respected, and to be seen.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Nelson's work is relentless, grueling and courageous. He makes a large blunder in having American actors (David Arquette, Steve Buscemi)...
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Rated R | For strong holocaust violence, nudity and language