The Wall
The Wall (2017)

The Wall is a deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 12, 2017
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Wall makes the most of its limitations -- albeit perhaps not quite enough to stretch its tight-focused action into a consistently gripping feature-length thriller.

Glenn Kenny
RogerEbert.com

The posturing leads to an ending that's unsatisfying even on the level of pessimism it aspires to.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

The Wall is the best kind of war film, one that expresses both the brutality of combat and the ambiguity of conflict.

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Clint Cutchins
Film Inquiry

The Wall has a kick-ass ending, and whatever mediocrity you have to sit through to get there is worth it. Simple as that.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

This is a smart, gritty, quietly chaotic war movie which resonates far beyond its purposely small scale.

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Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

Strip away all of the camo and sand, and it could be a page out of a Jack London adventure yarn.

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Ron Wilkinson
It's Just Movies

Metaphorical war in the Middle East is played out to perfection.

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Barry Hertz
Globe and Mail

Liman ... elevates the material every chance he gets, ensuring what could have been a bargain-basement dramatic exercise looks and moves like a big-budget thrill ride.

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Liz Braun
Toronto Sun

The film's close focus on one or two individuals makes the situation that much scarier, the fear that much more intense. And it makes the overall impact of The Wall that much more profound.

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

The thought-provoking 'The Wall' isn't a typical war movie.

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