Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 38 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 38
  2. Negative: 0 out of 38
Watch On
  1. 50
    Angelina Jolie is the major alienation effect in A Mighty Heart, although she's not the only one. The hectic pizzazz with which hired gun Michael Winterbottom directs this tale of terrifying terrorism is another distraction.
  2. 60
    The movie is engrossing and well-acted throughout (especially Khan), but ultimately leaves us less optimistic about the prospects for peace.
  3. The elliptical narrative also recalls Fernando Meirelles' somewhat similarly themed "The Constant Gardener," a film ultimately more heartfelt and accessible to mainstream audiences because its maker is unafraid of grief and explores it more deeply.
  4. 58
    A Mighty Heart has the surface tension of a first-rate docudrama but neither the passion nor the vision to encompass its powerhouse subject.
User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 45 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
  2. Negative: 2 out of 15
  1. DanielN.
    Oct 23, 2007
    10
    One of a kind. One of the most important films this year and every American should see it. Jolie at her very best. Give her the Oscar now.
  2. DarleneG.
    Aug 2, 2007
    10
    Angelina Jolie - amazing woman, amazing actress, amazing heart. Great performance worthy of an Oscar.
  3. JaredC
    Jul 20, 2007
    0
    Blow me. They try to make this movie to be an emotional sad film, but had no taste at all. Angelina Jolie was all right but the plot was Blow me. They try to make this movie to be an emotional sad film, but had no taste at all. Angelina Jolie was all right but the plot was completely out of the ordinary pointless. Full Review »