• Released
  • January 11, 2013
  • (Opened Limited 12/19 NY/LA)
  • R , 2 hr 37 min
  • Action/Adventure

A well crafted story

By rebrab2012
Written November 29, 2014
The movie starts off immediately with a black out, replaying 911 calls for 9/11, you are drawn in and continue with years of work by multiple persons, the movie illustrates the painstaking, anguishing decisions made by these persons, and while a death is never for glory, it reminds the public "freedom" is not free. Well done.
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Go see this movie!

By crassgrl
Written July 03, 2015
I enjoyed this movie. I thought it was made well and told the story well. Even though it's based on real events and you might know what's going to happen, I still found it very suspenseful. I could see why Jessica Chastain has won best actress awards so far. You'll get your money's worth on this movie.
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Zero Dark Thirty - Best Movie of the Year!

By Jeannecon
Written December 28, 2014
Despite knowing the outcome, this movie remained gripping throughout. It is beyond me why Kathryn Bigalow did not receive a Best Director nomination. Everyone should see this film!
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Historically significant but tedious

By thepenster
Written March 17, 2013
I cannot say that this film is "good". Being based on a true story makes it significant, but also tedious and too long. Tha acting is competent but not outstanding . I feel like, because it covers such sensitive material, people are judging it to be better than it is. If had not been based on truth it never would have been a movie. I understand the director's quest, and it is a noble one, but the result is not satisfying.
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Must Go!

By Jujoo
Written May 05, 2015
Zero Dark Thirty was great. It captured my attention from the very beginning and was constantly intense until the end. Even though I had read and/or knew about a lot of the events they were mentioning in the years leading up to May 2011, it kept me intrigued throughout the whole movie. I would definitely recommend that you go see it on the big screen as the last 30 minutes, a lot of which are in the first person view, make you feel as if you were there yourself.
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