War, Inc. Synopsis
An undercover hit man (John Cusack) must organize the wedding of a Middle Eastern pop star.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This script bumps along, good ideas jostling with weak, derivative ones, and Seftel doesn't seem to know which way he wants to handle the...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Screwball, vaguely futuristic political satires are a rare hybrid, and War, Inc. is an intriguing, if flawed, example.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The trouble with this satirical take US involvement in Iraq, penned by Mark Leyner, John Cusack and Jeremy Pikser, is that the real thing...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A brave and ambitious but chaotic attempt at political satire.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The ambitions and intentions of War, Inc., co-written by and starring John Cusack, are laudable, but the film is a nearly complete misfire.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Has TOO much happening, which befits a comedy with a lot of targets but ultimately makes the whole operation scattershot.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
All that's missing is coherence. Call it Blunderbuss Satire.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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Misfires so severely that even the clever details get obliterated in the resulting mess.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Sorry excuse for political satire.
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12

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The movie has two modes - very loud and extremely loud - and all of the actors are encouraged to mug their hearts out. That even includes...
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Love Cussacks but no Duff

By NickIGS
Sounds like a fun plot but A John Cussack is not a assassin B Hillary Duff is not a good actor C CRap Again if it is good i will take back review does not look it See you at the movies =D...

Dr. Strangelove for the millenia!

By actuallySEESthem
All you asses who rate things but never view them!!! This movie is BRILLIANT. Far exceeded my expectations. Small tributes to Strangelove, Kubrick and more. Should become a cult classic. Kudos...

War Inc

By heas
I love this movie I know this movie is really strange but so good Hilary Duff's performance is A+ I so think you guys shall see it the movie is great...

Funny

By dudeuranoinker
Really good and really funny. I liked it a lot....

best antiwater film ever

By ladypumice
Cusack & Tomei are brilliant in this film. War Inc. surrounds the audience with the full spectrum of the for-profit "War Business"...all the way down to branding ont he tank. Hillareous and quite...

Funny!

By sbreese82
I thought this was a great and funny movie though many of my fellow movie watchers didn't think so....

stick to acting

By geoelevation25
Cusack stick acting please don't ever write a movie again!...

Well I loved it.

By Bunnyboo67
I thought it was great but I am also a little bias because it has my favorite actor in it John Cusack. It was very entertaining and gave us a great idea of what the war would be like commercialized....

Great!

By mael646
I had been waiting to get a theater by me to show it and I finally saw it. It is definately over the top but that made it a funny and interesting movie. Some may not like it because it isn't...

Some will get it, some won't

By umbrage
My wife and I saw this film and I got it and she didn't. She spent most of the time trying to figure out what was going on and I spent most of the time giggling. If you "get it" it is absolutely...

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Rated R | For violence, language and brief sexual material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Capitalism takes a hit in dark, uneven war satire.
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