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

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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Excellent docudrama

By jhs39
Written July 28, 2014
What could have been a dry two and a half hour exploration of the hunt for Osama Bin Laden over more than a decade was a gripping and surprisingly fast paced film. It's a shame Kathryn Bidelow didn't get an Academy Award nomination for director but Zero Dark Thirty was easily one of the best films of the year.
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Must Go

By micheal myers
Written December 20, 2012
This movie was great!!!! It was not your hollywood typical story telling this was straight facts and even though we all know a bit of the story from what was reported you still sit in the theater anticipating what is going to happen.....My hats to the director for sticking to the facts...good movie must see
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Zero Dark Thirty

By rjh1950
Written December 24, 2012
Suspenseful even though you know how it turns out. To us, it didn't appear to over-emphasize the value of torture and it sure didn't glorify the practice.
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Must Go See This Movie

By chiefzusaf
Written January 17, 2013
Highly recommend. I just got done seeing this movie and loved every minute of it. It was done perfectly. Jessica Chastain was the perfect selection for this movie. She totally deserves awards for her role and acting. I will go see it again.
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