Metascore
60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 16
  2. Negative: 3 out of 16
  1. 30
    Simpleminded indictment of every senator who voted "yea."
  2. 25
    Lazy, shallow and repetitive, Phil Donahue's Body of War is one of the most incompetent documentaries to emerge from the Iraq war.
  3. When the veterans of this war are finally allowed to tell their own stories, we will have something worth listening to. Body of War is just election year claptrap.
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 20 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Steve.
    Apr 27, 2008
    9
    Truth is hard to come by these days. You will watch aghast at our politicians who craftily use fear to sweep this country into an erroneous Truth is hard to come by these days. You will watch aghast at our politicians who craftily use fear to sweep this country into an erroneous war. This movie looks beyond mainstream media and examines the true costs of war with a courageous hero who moves beyond his disability. Body of war is an inspirational movie for all of us to stand up to truth. Full Review »