• Released
  • February 7, 2014
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 58 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Documentary
  • 5,409 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.

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Critic Ratings

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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
This is their story. It is true. It is history. As a film, it is riveting, suspenseful, harrowing and exciting, and somehow, it also...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Except possibly for a superlative supporting performance by Hugh Bonneville of “Downton Abbey,’’ Clooney’s low-key directorial effort is...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The film depicts a treasure hunt, only in the sense that the movie has to have a running story. But it doesn't really trade on suspense or...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Who knew? The work of the Monuments Men is fresh territory for film, and Clooney builds the story with intriguing detail and scope.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
This is a solid albeit slow-building film with few dull moments.
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70

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
It’s a graceful, engaging film — I enjoyed it. But it could have been called "The Tasteful Dozen."
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70

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
The Monuments Men fails in its grand ambitions, but it's still satisfying in bits and pieces, like a busted statue. Even a tribute made of...
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67

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Turns out it was even trickier than originally imagined and that for all of its best efforts, The Monuments Men remains an unwieldy, overtly...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Genial and well-intentioned, but tepid.
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30

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Clooney has transformed a fascinating true-life tale into an exceedingly dull and dreary caper pic cum art-appreciation seminar — a...
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Loved it

By vfsn
My husband was the one that wanted to see this show...it was his birthday...so I went. Well I was wrong with my ideas about this show. I was surprised that none of this was taught to me when I was...

The Monuments Men

By datread
We were pleasantly surprised. Had seen some so-so reviews, but didn't agree with them. What a fascinating story; what these men did for the art world and history is immeasurable. People should...

Monuments Men

By louhiers
Very enjoyable movie with a good cast. Interesting bit of history about the recovery of art masterpieces that were stolen by the Nazis from occupied countries in WWII....

Good for History Buffs

By junekid
Not sure why this movie didn't get better reviews. It was very entertaining; had humor and sentiment; teared up a few times. Found myself pulling for the heroes to get the job done. Any movie with...

Familiar Faces

By babs517
interesting movie about a group of art historians and architects who were part of a US Army mission to find and save artwork and buildings during the final months of WW II. The script and acting are...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Images of War Violence and Historical Smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Fact-based adventure with a few bloody battle scenes.
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