To End All Wars
To End All Wars (2002)

A World War II, prisoner-of-war drama about a group of American POWs. Led by Lieutenant Colonel Stuart McLean, the officers--Major Ian Campbell, Captain Ernest Gorgon and Lieutenant Tom Rigden--endure harsh treatment at the hands of their… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 6, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 15, 2004
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

More grueling than rewarding.

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Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Will be well-received on Sunday-school movie night at church, particularly during group discussions afterward. For the rest of us, alas, it doesn't quite hang together.

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David Thomas

the unoriginal presentation, which often favors hitting us over the head when restraint would be far more enticing, leaves much to be desired

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

A vivid but uneven film.

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Ron Reed
Christianity Today

Its message of costly sacrifice and hard-won reconciliation is at the heart of the gospel, and the fact that this story is drawn from actual events demands attention.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Extremely well-made, this film looks excellent and features strong performances from the entire cast.

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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter

An ensemble effort that recalls other great POW movies, Wars boasts many superb performances.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...there's no denying that the story it's telling is a fascinating one.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

There's so much cynical and calculated religion these days that it's nice to see, regardless of one's wartime affiliation, a traditional Christian forgiveness that really does have the power to redeem.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
An overlooked film that gives a strong message. Not your typical prisoner of war film. This one portrays unity, humanity, and forgiveness among soldiers of all… More
Jeffrey Meyers
A powerful movie that offers a compelling view of war and the power of forgiveness,and does so in an effective and engrossing way. The subject matter and tone… More
Al S
An amasing and unforgettable movie. Powerful, astonishing and extroadinary. A remarkable look on the inside of pain and survival. Kiefer Sutherland, Mark… More
Erin Collins
Extremely sad and brutal. It was very good though!
Mike S
Surprisingly good! It's a mystery why this one never went up in the cinema as it has a great, yet brutal, story to tell. It feels a bit different than… More

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