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

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

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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Excellent history

By pteten
Written February 19, 2013
A serious even-handed telling of one of the most momentous events since WWII. Thankfully lacking in Hollywood caricatures. It's so gratifying to learn about the brilliant, dedicated and determined intelligence officers out there working the fence lines for us. Argo is enjoyable but not nearly this good. This is the real thing and told well.
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By rockcd101
Written July 14, 2013
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The most intense film of 2012

By christopherkerr
Written December 24, 2012
ZERO DARK THIRTY amps up the tension from the first scene and rarely backs-off until the end. Even knowing the "story" and its outcome do not prepare you for the shock and immediacy of this film. Granted that there has been some public walking-back on the film's emphasis on "enhanced interrogation" techniques, torture remains a large part of our initial response to 9/11. The central character, Maya, the lead CIA analyst struggling to find Usama bin Laden, is a porcupine personality, lovingly referred to by associates and her supervisors as a "killer." There are a lot of exceptional performances in this film, but the single most impressive is that of the director, K. Bigelow, who delivers and even more awe-inspiring experience than THE HURT LOCKER. I rate this must-see, but be advised it is very tough, gritty and upsetting.
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