Unbroken
Unbroken (2014)

Academy Award (R) winner Angelina Jolie directs and produces Unbroken, an epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini (Jack O'Connell) who, along with two other crewmen,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 24, 2015
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Critic Score: 51% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unbroken is undoubtedly well-intentioned, but it hits a few too many of the expected prestige-pic beats to register as strongly as it should.

Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

"Unbroken" is a rousing old-fashioned yarn with numerous exciting set-pieces and an uncomplicated hero you root for all the way through. It's entertaining throughout and made with a high level of technical skill.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

In a well-made, but one-note film.

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Michael Nordine
OZY

They say that living well is the best revenge; in Unbroken, simply surviving is.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

A straightforward and entirely commendable story about the triumph of the human spirit, etc.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

"Unbroken" stirs a moviegoer by default; it's an astounding story of human endurance that has been brought a little too safely to the screen.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

The two big aerial sequences are particularly accomplished, thanks in no small part to the ingenious work of cinematographer Roger Deakins and a battalion of brilliant designers and practical/digital effects technicians.

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Randy Myers
San Jose Mercury News

Given its subject, it should have been great, but it turns out to be simply good.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

It is a harrowing journey, and an inspirational one. But, as director, Jolie takes far too long to tell it, particularly in such a conventional manner.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Irony is not allowed, only old-fashioned bravery.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Ambitious, tastefully filmed, and brilliantly held together by breakout star Jack O'Connell, "Unbroken" marks Angelina Jolie's third… More
Carlos Magalhães
It is easy to see the appeal created by a true story about the resilience of the human spirit, but the flawed narrative is just too safe and poorly structured,… More
Jim Hunter
A former Olympic runner is shot down during World War II and held as a POW by the Japanese. A film that is paradoxically less than the sum of its parts,… More
Nate Zoebl
Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest stars on the planet but as a director she's still a mystery. Jolie was so enamored with Lauren Hillenbrand's… More
Josh Lewis
I expected this to be a long, overly boring snoozefest about a very interesting story. While it is a little too long, I can say I was engaged the whole time and… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Louie Zamperini: I've got good news and I've got bad news. On the surface, Unbroken has everything needed to not only be a surefire hit for… More