80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The film is a genuinely gripping tale about international terrorism that hopscotches across three continents.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The film's a propulsive international espionage thriller, built on the hurry-scurry bones of the "Bourne" movies.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Problems aside, this is a good, twisty, absorbing work.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie proceeds quickly, seems to know its subject matter, is fascinating in its portrait of the inner politics and structure of the terrorist group, and comes uncomfortably close to reality. But what holds it together is the Cheadle character.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Don Cheadle, wiry and wired, delivers an electrifying performance in Traitor.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Can't seem to decide whether it wants to be an edge-of-the-seat action thriller or a more contemplative and intellectual drama about religion and terrorism. Somehow, in trying to have it both ways, it doesn't completely succeed at either.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Nachmanoff fills the movie with a sense of gripping, '70s-style grittiness that helps undercut the web-of-evil tone.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

The film is stylishly shot, although the current action-movie look might be dated in a few years.
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50

Wall Street Journal

Ultimately, Traitor is a movie at war with itself.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A slippery entertainment that's all feints and few punches thrown at a fight card of indistinguishable terrorists, Muslim and otherwise.
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60 out of 100
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Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.