The Whistleblower
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 74%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A first-rate one-woman-against-the-system drama, a film benefiting from grim recreations of an ugly reality and a stellar cast determined to expose it."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"Powerful and revolting, The Whistleblower makes you feel as if it could have been even more powerful and revolting."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"The Whistleblower offers fantastic performances from the entire cast. It's very atmospheric with grisly authenticity and a truly moving plot."
‑ Blake Griffin, We Got This Covered
"The thriller stuff is very soft, and the docudrama stuff is too focused on "Oscar moments" (i.e. huge expressions of outrage and torment)."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media
"This is bleak terrain, but Weisz's performance helps us get through it. And as real-story films go, The Whistleblower is as accurate as can be."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"In Weisz's eyes, we see Kathryn's transformation from a public servant doing what's expected of her to a crusader driven to by her own conscience. Her performance is terrific; the movie, sadly, is not."
‑ Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
"If this well-meaning melodrama contains a call to action, it's as quiet as a dog whistle."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"A dark, uncompromising look into the disturbing world of human trafficking."
‑ Tom Glasson, Concrete Playground
"Yes, The Whistleblower has its heart in the right place. However, that heart is bleeding a little too much."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Weisz is made for this kind of role; from "Constant Gardener" to "Enemy at the Gates," few actors can do absolute, unshakable conviction so well on screen."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
""The Whistleblower'' effectively depicts the paranoia that builds as an increasingly frustrated and outraged Bolkovac is thwarted at every turn."
‑ Loren King, Boston Globe
"You come away from watching the film with a moral bellyache."
‑ Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic
"Weisz's best role, and best performance, since "The Constant Gardener."
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"The Whistleblower goes off the rails a little -- I guess in an attempt to create more drama out of an already dramatic situation. As the plot devices pile up towards the end, it's a bit frustrating because there's a good movie in there somewhere."
‑ Eric Melin,
"A reasonably taut story of political intrigue, international corruption and one woman's determined fight for justice"
‑ Mike Scott, Times-Picayune
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