Wrong Is Right
Wrong Is Right (1982)

Based on Charles McCarry's 1979 novel The Better Angels, Wrong is Right is set in a near future in which violence has become something of a national sport and television news has fallen to tabloid depths (a significantly bigger stretch… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 16, 1982
DVD Release Date: March 16, 2004
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Wild proceedings are packed with convoluted intrigue.

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TV Guide

The film is rather haphazard in its visual style and plotting, tallying up to a confused condemnation of our lack of morality.

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Time Out

Veering wildly between a quite well-written satire on the contemporary American political scene and a very ham-fisted nuclear blackmail thriller, its sheer eccentricity is quite engaging.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Wrong Is Right is a cautionary tale about amorality.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

The star of Wrong Is Right is Sean Connery, giving the first uncertain performance of his otherwise exemplary career.

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An almost prophetic comedy about political spin and the internecine battles between various intelligence agencies in the US.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
Without a doubt, one of the most prescient movies I've seen. Considering that it was made in the midst of the Cold War and it concerns oil crises and war… More
Alice Shen
Most strangely prophetic movie I have ever seen. Truly horrific (funny at times) in its prescience.
Dean McKenna
Average black comedy about the TV world.