The Report

critic Reviews

81% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score81%
  • The Report draws on a dark chapter in American history to offer a sober, gripping account of one public servant's crusade for accountability.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Martin ThomasDouble Toasted
    There's no big dramatic thing that makes you love it or stick with it...you don't need to rush to the theater to see it, but when it's streaming, make it a priority.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Adam KempenaarFilmspotting
    For a movie that takes such a clinical and cynical approach... the swelling strings underlining the oratory coming from the floor of the Senate feels false.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Erick EstradaCinegarage
    Very interesting, very exciting, very well structured. [Full Review in Spanish]
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Michael J. CaseyBoulder Weekly
    Well acted and tightly constructed, The Report is a gripping piece of work until it falters in the finale.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Pat MullenThat Shelf
    Drive proves himself one of the top actors of his generation with his work this year.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Cate MarquisWe Are Movie Geeks
    The Report delivers an edge-of-your-seat political thriller that will grab you even if you think you know the story, as well as an inspiring portrait of a heroic man determined to do the right thing against all odds.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Wendy ShreveFeaturing Film
    The Report ... leaves you wanting to learn more. A good reason to see any movie. In this case, a patriotic imperative.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Chance Solem-PfeiferWillamette Week
    There's no way writer-director Scott Z. Burns could have predicted how relevant congressional investigations would be leading up to his film's release, but The Report arrives with an almost cautionary resonance.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Armond WhiteNational Review
    Burns lacks a sense of urgency, so the movie feels like something that sat on a shelf since 2004.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Rick KisonakSeven Days
    Intense, suspenseful, cerebral stuff.
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