Nothing But the Truth
Nothing But the Truth (2008)

A female newspaper reporter outs a CIA agent and is imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 28, 2009
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A well-crafted political thriller, Nothing But the Truth features a strong cast that helps the real-life drama make an effortless transition to the big screen.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A finely-crafted film of people and ideas, of the sort more common before the movie mainstream became a sausage factory.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

It's Kate Beckinsale who is fantastic and she is able to hold the strong premise long enough to keep my interest in a politically-charged thriller.

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Henry Northmore
The List

While it won't change the world it certainly deserves to be seen, especially as this is probably Beckinsale's strongest dramatic performance in several years.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Every once in a while, for reasons as random as a Hollywood executive's taste or an economic meltdown, a perfectly decent movie slips through the cracks, never receives a theatrical release and is relegated to the purgatory called straight-to-DVD.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

I thought the performances were great, particularly Vera Farmiga.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Its surprising focus on motherhood and its strong female protagonist give this story a human interest angle.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Writer-director Lurie makes dramas that whole-headedly engage ethical quandaries yet dodge easy judgments.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

All this plays out in brisk fashion, and the actors, who also include Alan Alda as Rachel's venerable lawyer, mostly seem to be having a high old time.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Proving she can switch the lights on (or at least be guided to them), Kate Beckinsale gives a career-best performance in Rod Lurie's star-studded, substantive rumination on First Amendment attacks and governmental accountability.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Jameson Worley
Really good political thriller! The cast is absolutely fantastic...
Cynthia S.
Excellent star-filled cast. Very thought provoking movie with a surprise ending....I have to say- I didn't see that one coming at all!! I understand the… More
Raymond Wieser
Nothing but the Truth is a well-crafted, gripping and tense thriller that features fantastic performances from Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga and… More
Sajin P A
Kate Beckinsale delivers one of her best performances in this political thriller. She plays the role of a journalist who is imprisoned for not revealing the… More
jay nixon
A compelling story and strong acting make this a winner. Dillon plays a real son of a bitch.
Dean McKenna
It is a beautifully acted, deftly written examination of the tension between freedom of the press and the power of the state. Kate Beckinsale keeps the story… More

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