Code Name: Geronimo
Code Name: Geronimo (2012)

This action film focuses on the U.S. Navy SEAL team that killed Osama Bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan in 2011. The movie will follow the members of SEAL Team 6 through their training for the mission and culminate with the daring… More

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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Philip French
Observer [UK]

Triumphalism is avoided, but the Seals' macho talk and a brutal fight between the two competitors for leadership of the assault team strike a false note.

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Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

In the cinema it feels promoted beyond its capabilities.

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Tim Evans
Sky Movies

It's a workmanlike account of events that acted as a sort of universal closure for a gung-ho America which convinced itself that you really could wage a war against terrorism.

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Paul Fairclough
Little White Lies

Code Name: Geronimo is a film whose defects are entirely balanced by its positive aspects.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The film like the operation is efficient, well-co-ordinated, dead-eyed.

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Chris Buckle
The Skinny

The lead-up is hokey and unconvincing, as the filmmakers strain to inscribe personality on a cast of ciphers through hackneyed backstories and substantial guesswork.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

As a thriller, it is cack-handed and boring, and as a drama it is badly acted and utterly incurious about what it was really like to be one of the soldiers who took part - relying abjectly on cliches.

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

A serviceable action thriller elevated by the presence of William Fichtner as a CIA agent leading the manhunt.

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Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film

A smug national revenger ...

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