Lions for Lambs

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Intense war thriller offers food for thought.

R 2007 88 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

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age 7+

Crap movie

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age 17+

A movie that really makes us think

As you see, I'm not an American, though I liked this movie very much. I don't think it's against Bush or against the war in Iraq in particular. It's against unfairness, lies and indifference, so the message is really complex. I don't even see it as an average political drama -- it does touch the problems of politics, but the range of problems is much wider. I believe that the movie wouldn't be a good one without good actors. I'm not a fan of Tom Cruise, although he did his job quite well - the problem is that marvelous Meryl Streep outshone him. I found the performance of Robert Redford quite good, although I still think that he's a better director than an actor. As you see, this movie does have some weak sides, but the message it carries makes an outstanding piece.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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