Top Priority: The Terror Within
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Top Priority: The Terror Within
ederal officer with the Department of Homeland Security discovers a national security breach related to the entry of 23 aliens from terrorist countries into the United States. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, former head of the DEA Robert Bonner can't afford any more media scrutiny, since his incompetence was already exposed in the NASA 'Challenger' disaster. To avoid the scandal, the full might of the government is unleashed against Julia Davis, her family and witnesses. This retaliation reaches the unprecedented magnitude, including four unexplained deaths, Hollywood… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This overlong film ... indulges in needless repetition and superfluous, often self-aggrandizing segues ..."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"An aura of 'truthiness' more than truth surrounds this messy offering -- an intensely felt but poorly reasoned cinematic treatise against abuse of governmental power and bureaucracy run amok."
‑ Brent Simon,
"This screeching exposť from Asif Akbar serves neither the viewer nor its embattled subject."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"Enraging, but often heavy-handed and speculative."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
"Asif Akbar's documentary on filmmaker-turned-whistle-blower Julia Davis boasts a TV-movie aesthetic, clearly born of a shoestring budget that too often distracts from the core story instead of enhancing it."
‑ Michael Nordine, Village Voice
"There are more twists and turns to this film then all of the rides at Disneyland"
‑ Michael A. Smith, MediaMikes
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