The Company You Keep
The Company You Keep (2013)

A wanted man and former member of the revolutionary militant group the Weather Underground goes on the run after a journalist (Shia LaBeouf) outs him in this political thriller based on Neil Gordon's novel. Robert Redford stars and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 5, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2013
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Company You Keep is a (frustratingly) slow-burning thriller about very contemporary issues.

Wesley Morris

This is the most depressing movie ever made about radicalism.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

A drama that's more than a look at what happened to a generation of socially aware hippies whose new drug of choice is likely Lipitor.

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Michael Atkinson
In These Times

Redford wimps out.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

You can't help but applaud the effort, even as it falls short.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Redford is an adequate director, and he keeps things moving at a moderate pace, passing up exits to more spectacular vistas or hotter issues.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Maven's Nest

Human connections the actors well establish are more convincing than political messages. . .Much is head-scratching and moral debates are more rueful than thoughtfully deep.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Redford the director keeps things moving smoothly, avoiding too many lengthy monologues while still getting the point across ...

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

What gets revealed should rattle, but it doesn't.

Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

It feels like a relic from another time, which isn't exactly a bad thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
An under-rated, but good film starring, and directed by Robert Redford. The acting is solid throughout, and Shia LaBeouf is surprisingly good. It was a treat to… More
jay nixon
Redford has assembled an amazing cast, excepting LeBeouf who can't keep up, to tell what should be a fascinating story but somehow misses the mark through… More
Wildaly M
It's just not a good story.
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3 stars
Everett Johnson
** "The Company You Keep" is one of those complex thrillers with some twists and turns, that just doesn't work out quite like it could have. I… More
William Dunmyer
Not a great film, but a reasonably engaging thriller that wrestles with the legacy of radical movements such as the Weather Underground.