V for Vendetta Synopsis
Vigilante known as "V" uses terrorist tactics to fight the totalitarian state in which he lives.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Richly satisfying entertainment the way movies are at their best, when they prod you to think.
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By Glenn Kenny
A compelling, rousing and at times strangely moving entertainment.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The explosive V for Vendetta is powered by ideas that are not computer-generated. It's something rare in Teflon Hollywood: a movie that...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Visually exhilarating, provocative and disturbing.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Hugo Weaving, weaving deftly beneath a fixed plastic grin and Prince Valiant wig as the mysterious avenger in V for Vendetta, both chills...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A lot of dark, Orwellian fun.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As a fix of pop iconography, V for Vendetta is eyeball grabbing, even if it lacks the relentless videogame bravura that sold the Matrix...
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The Hollywood Reporter

Viewers expecting a thrill ride might be disappointed. V engages in a couple of satisfying crime-fighting set pieces, but the story is more...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The real villain is a cowed and lazy citizenry. Meaning all of us. Disappointingly, V for Vendetta makes this point early and moves on, at...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The film is beset by incoherence and implausibilities that are perplexing, given the close relationship between the Wachowskis and the...
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A must see movie

By gearhead250gto
This is a great, great movie. The action will keep the less perceptive people entertained, however the historical undertones and subtlties are what makes this movie very entertaining and real for...

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A Movie After My Own Heart

By Von_Schnookin
Oh dear lord. I LOVED this movie. I had to watch it a few times to get it, like Matrix, but it was totally worth it. When I tell people its about a terrorist out to seek vengance, they usually run...

Hidden Liberalism

By MovieBuffMonster
Definetly avoid this movie at all costs. The hidden anti-american values are spread throughout the entirety of this overly-long movie. Such as, why is the head catholic leader a lustful monster? Why...

Not just another super hero film, a powerful message throughout.

By Varvaro
I loved this movie a lot. Few people would not enjoy this movie. Great plot and awesome message of people vs. the government. This has easily become one of my all time favorites, my only regret is...


By i_know_a_good_movie
Definitely one of the best movies ever made. This is a great movie to watch several times because you'll catch different elements that you probably missed the first time you watched it. 1984 WITH...

This is my favorite movie.

By whysoserious.x
I've watched this movie so many times, I can't even seem to count how much I actually have. This movie is absolutely amazing & I've practically memorized it. I love the idea of this so much. I will...


By panther96
Interesting story....

One of the best movies i've ever seen!!

By Movi3s5
I saw this movie thinking that it was going to be kinda lame. I was wrong WAY wrong. I liked how it showed a country with a messed up government that basically turns the people into slaves and fills...

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Rated R | For strong violence and some language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Complex but heavy-handed action film. Adults only.
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