Fury
Fury (2014)

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 20, 2015
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Overall, Fury is a well-acted, suitably raw depiction of the horrors of war that offers visceral battle scenes but doesn't quite live up to its larger ambitions.

David Denby
New Yorker

"Fury" is literally visceral-a kind of war horror film, which is, of course, what good combat films should be.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Fury is irrefutably crafted. Over two hours long it is tense going, a sturdily acted affair. And yet.... As the author of this drama, Ayer has penned a work that takes us no place new or illuminating.

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Michael A. Smith
MediaMikes

Part "Das Boat" with a bit of "Platoon" tossed in for good measure

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

This is an intense movie, with taut, expertly depicted tank battles and a believable sense of camaraderie among the characters.

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Wesley Morris
Grantland

A fatalism unites all of Ayer's movies, even his best film, End of Watch... This is the first of his movies in which that fatalism culminates in a state of grace I've never experienced in a war film before.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Fury generally comes off as a far more engaging and entertaining endeavor than one might've expected...

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

In a sense, it succeeds too well in conjuring its own subject matter: heavy, mechanical, claustrophobic, and unrelenting.

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Chris Klimek
NPR

Fury is a big step up in sophistication. Where it elevates itself from being merely a believably grimy, well-acted war drama is in its long and surprising middle act.

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David Fear
Film Comment Magazine

At its best, the movie works as a love letter to camaraderie-by-combat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
**** "Fury" is one of the better war movies of the last 5 years or so. It shows the humanity and the brutality of war brilliantly. It's… More
Liam Gadd
David Ayer's depiction of the horrors of war had a rather mixed effect on me - some of the images he created were harrowing and powerful, others felt… More
Michael S
What sets "Fury" apart from the bulk of modern war movies is it's dedication to the grotesque aftermath of battle. Especially in it's first… More
Matt Goodman
Wardaddy: It will end, soon. But before it does, a lot more people have to die. Fury is a well-acted, mediocre war drama that features Brad Pitt and company… More
Nate Zoebl
Why haven't there been more tank movies? We have a slew of war films in all shapes and sizes and yet there are hardly any movies from the unique point of… More
KJ Proulx
David Ayer, fresh off of a weird mixture of directing "Sabotage" and "End of Watch" (which he also wrote and produced), "Fury"… More