The Peacemaker
The Peacemaker (1997)

The first motion picture produced by DreamWorks SKG, The Peacemaker (1997) was a spy thriller that married the exotic locations and derring-do of James Bond with the high-tech obsession and post-Cold War politics of Tom Clancy. Greedy… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 24, 2000
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Critic Score
41%
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User Score
39%



Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a frustrating picture with all the ingredients to be a truly outstanding action thriller, yet never quite achieving its ambitions.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

HEY, HOLLYWOOD! THE COLD WAR IS OVER! Think they heard that? I doubt it.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

First-time filmmaker Mimi Leder builds a couple of suspenseful scenes in the last half-hour, but most of the story is stale and predictable.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

The Peacemaker is a critical reminder that nothing's quite as dynamic as fully bloomed, gung ho, widescreen descent into possible worldwide destruction.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The plot works on a mechanical level, but "The Peacemaker" reveals the Bond movies are smart to oil the cogs with humor and sex appeal.

Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A sturdy, entertaining popcorn movie.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

Another formulaic action movie devoid of any suspense, feeling or realistic sense of danger.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Explores the theme of nuclear terrorism with zest and momentum.

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Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

A solid, muscular thriller that manages to deliver big action set-pieces without insulting the audience's intelligence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
An absolute stinker!
Al S
An expertly crafted and superb thriller. A smart, thrilling, well-paced and action-packed thrill-ride. It explodes with white-knuckle tension, drilling suspense… More
Film Crazy
A pretty good film really good action packed film and good performances
Candy Rose
Good actors. Good thriller for the time.
Jani H
Today, when we're used to set high standards to action movies, and usually be satisfied with the end result, "The Peacemaker" just doesn't… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Julia Kelly: You will not take action without authorization. Devoe: What do you think I am, some gung-ho, stupid son of a bitch? Julia Kelly: No, I don't… More

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