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A wanted man and former member of the revolutionary militant group the Weather Underground goes on the run after a journalist (Shia LaBeouf) outs him in this political thriller based on Neil Gordon's novel. Robert Redford stars and directs this Voltage Pictures/Wildwood Enterprises production. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 55%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is the most depressing movie ever made about radicalism."
‑ Wesley Morris, Grantland
"A drama that's more than a look at what happened to a generation of socially aware hippies whose new drug of choice is likely Lipitor."
‑ Linda Barnard, Toronto Star
"Far and away the most impressive thing about it is that Redford's ability to convince his famous friends to appear in small roles."
‑ Stephen Silver, EntertainmentTell
"Redford skillfully directs a cast so talented and comprehensive it threatens to overpower the briskly unassuming, but sharply written script."
‑ Bruce Bennett, Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
"[Director Robert Redford] deftly articulates the moral morass that can arise when idealism gives way to reality; he also has some very definite things to say about the way today's sensation-hungry, click-addicted media operates."
‑ Jim Schembri, 3AW
"You can't help but applaud the effort, even as it falls short."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"Redford is an adequate director, and he keeps things moving at a moderate pace, passing up exits to more spectacular vistas or hotter issues."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"The Company You Keep is an effective, slow-burning mystery, boasting one of the most impressive casts of the last few years."
‑ Jeff Beck, We Got This Covered
"Well-crafted, wellintentioned and well, just a tad dull, Redford's radical-chic-road-trip will appeal to the Senior Railcard crowd."
‑ Kate Stables, Total Film
"Talk about timing. Whether it's good or bad remains to be seen."
‑ Linda Cook, Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
"Redford the director keeps things moving smoothly, avoiding too many lengthy monologues while still getting the point across ..."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"What gets revealed should rattle, but it doesn't."
‑ Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post
"Redford proves that he's still capable of making the sort of provocative political thrillers that would make a younger generation envious."
‑ Todd Jorgenson,
"Welcome back, Mr Redford."
‑ Matt Neal, The Standard
"Dreadfully near-catatonic pace that never makes you feel like there's much at stake."
‑ Aaron Yap,
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