Dirty Wars

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
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  1. Reviewed by: Matt Glasby
    Nov 29, 2013
    60
    Though awkwardly assembled, with an overemphatic voiceover, it’s chilling stuff.
  2. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    Nov 29, 2013
    60
    The movie has rather silly, Bourne-style thriller graphics, which are unnecessary: it has an important story to tell.
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Hen
    Jun 9, 2013
    10
    An eye opening and frightening movie about the covert actions of our government and the actions they are taking to cover it up. The tramplingAn eye opening and frightening movie about the covert actions of our government and the actions they are taking to cover it up. The trampling on our Constitution is an outrage. A MUST SEE MOVIE! Full Review »
  2. Jun 25, 2013
    9
    The presentation and style of the movie is a little distracting, putting Scahill front-and-center with a noir style running commentary. ThatThe presentation and style of the movie is a little distracting, putting Scahill front-and-center with a noir style running commentary. That said, Scahill is a great journalist and the information presented in Dirty Wars is essential to all Americans. The movie is an introduction and an eye-opener, but I recommend following up with Scahill's book of the same name. The book is far more detailed and encompassing. Full Review »
  3. Nov 30, 2013
    10
    Essential viewing for anyone who still retains a shred of independent thought. This courageous work is unique in that it tells it like it isEssential viewing for anyone who still retains a shred of independent thought. This courageous work is unique in that it tells it like it is the sad truth which is so often obscured. Highly recommended and then go watch Oliver Stone's 'Untold History of the United States,' and you will see... Full Review »