Traitor Synopsis
A federal agent (Guy Pearce) hunts an ex-Special Ops soldier (Don Cheadle) who now aids terrorists.
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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...
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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...
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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

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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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Excellent Movie...Stop rating movies you haven't seen

By Mental1981
First of all THIS IS A SUSPENSE FILM, not a brainless Borne action film. As a suspense it was more than I expected. I went expecting Borne 4 but got Siriana from the standpoint of the righteous...

amazing movie

By lyndil
i went to the movie premiere tonight and it was incredible. not only is don cheadle an amazing actor i had the pleasure of meeting him at the after party and he was the nicest. it is definitely...

TRAITOR - GETS MY VOTE. GRADE: Solid A

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Director/Screenwriter Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Day After Tomorrow) has come up with a winner in TRAITOR(based on an idea by Steve Martin) as evidenced by the advance press screening audience's confident...

Smart, Gripping Grown-Up Movie

By TedK817
After a great summer of lightweight fun, it's good to see a movie for the mature-minded here for the Labor Day weekend. A great story, terrific acting and tight screenplay. You're never sure (for...

Define traitor...

By ithrah
Exceptional film. The dialogue is first rate and the subject matter is handled with honesty, integrity, sincerety and above all intelligence. The acting, by the entire cast, is supurb. If you are...

EXCELLENT!

By jujubeep
Excellent movie! AND GUESS WHAT, THEY DIDN'T SAY AND CUSS WORDS THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE MOVIE, NO BLOOD AND GUTS, NO GRATUITOUS SEX, just a very intelligent movie. We need more of this type of movie....

Finally, a thought-provoking movie.

By April Baby
I'll be honest, I didn't want to see it---I thought it was Bourne Identity redo. In just a few minutes, I knew that this movie was different. Deeper and not so frenetic. The Post slammed the...

Not action packed, but really good

By WCinLV
Well written, thought provoking and wonderfully acted. This movie shows how terrorists use the Muslim faith to get young victims to become martyrs and how orthodox Muslims are good God fearing...

Traitor doesn't disappoint

By momdoc60
TRAITOR was not your usual spy flick. It takes you into the heart of Islam and further, into the dark heart of religious fundalmentalism. It was unusual to have a Muslim protagonist, a true believer,...

Traitor - an atypical exploration of Muslims in the U.S. today

By GaelicLady
From a Christian point of view, this film is extremely intelligent, intriguing, thought-provoking, challenging, and a must-see with older children. It challenges our preconceived notions about...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense violent sequences, thematic material and brief language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Uneven political thriller mixes faith, terrorism.
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