Day Zero
Day Zero (2007)

Dixon, Rifkin and Feller grew up together in New York. Living very different lives in the same city, their childhood friendship still binds them. Rifkin is a married lawyer whose career is on the rise. He's just made partner and is… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 26, 2008
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24%
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45%



Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rex Reed
New York Observer

For a hot-button issue movie with a lot of potential for character development, it's slower than Christmas and disappointingly sluggish.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

If the abysmal reception so far for films about the war in Iraq is any indication, Day Zero is the last thing movie audiences will want to consume.

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Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

It's not a groundbreaking film, but I liked the gritty feel of it. It's a small, little movie that manages to be thought provoking enough for me to recommend it.

Kyle Smith
New York Post

Proves that even the most controversial of topics can be the basis for the dullest indie films.

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Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly

As the pals, Elijah Wood, Jon Bernthal, and especially Chris Klein mope around noncommittally, as if it were an upcoming trip to the in-laws' they were dreading -- not a potentially one-way ticket to a war zone.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an engaging little drama that benefits from the stellar performances of its various actors.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Truth to be told, it's hard to care.

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John Anderson
Newsday

There's very little that rings true.

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Norm Schrager
Filmcritic.com

no one will mistake this earnest try for Medium Cool. Maybe just Smallish Cool.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
This movie was really, really good, in my opinion. I was enthralled for the entire 2 hrs. I was amazed at how it all ended, also. Nice twist. This movie was… More
Bruce Bruce
This movie didn't impress me much, about the US Government starting the draft after 9-11 and gulf war. 3 Buddies get there draft notice and we travel thru… More