No (2013)

In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 15, 2013
DVD Release Date: June 25, 2013
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: No uses its history-driven storyline to offer a bit of smart, darkly funny perspective on modern democracy and human nature.

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Gripping and suspenseful even though the ending is already known.

Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"No" is filmmaking of the first order.

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Teo Bugbee

What makes No so fascinating is that it sets out to prove the substance of substancelessness, and it provides an all-too-rare glimpse at the way logic can act as a deterrent to the political advancement of morality.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

The best movie ever made about Chilean plebiscites, No thoroughly deserves its Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

A cunning and richly enjoyable combination of high-stakes drama and media satire from Chilean director Pablo Larrain.

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Angie Errigo
Metro (UK)

The final part of director Pablo Larraín's Pinochet-era trilogy manages to be tense, fascinating and feelgood at all once.

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times

"No" is a picture that perches precariously on the cusp of a paradox.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

A mesmerizing, realistic and often hilarious look at the politics of power and the power of ideas ...

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Abby Olcese

No gives its audience their necessary dose of historical and cultural vegetables, but serves them up in the tastiest way possible.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Tony Gandía
In 1988, Chilean citizens ended the rule of Augusto Pinochet after Chile's voters get inspired by a peppy ad campaign designed by an unconventional ad… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Skillful, witty and in the end sour depiction of the deceptive power behind the media, masquerades, fabricated truths, and the profound divisions of ideology… More
familiar stranger
Never underestimate the power of media!! Of course, the makers sidelined the other efforts that too contributed equally, if not largely, in freeing Chile from… More
Dan Schultz
A gripping, intriguing look at a unique campaign and those that wanted to oust Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet out of power in 1988, led by a advertising… More
Alex roy
Brilliant drama, No is one of those films that brings to light an important event in a country's history, and dramatises in order to make for a truly… More
danny d
this is a very interesting film. the acting was wonderful and the dialogue very well written. as historical dramas go, this film was far more historical than… More