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Against The Sun Reviews

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November 8, 2017
The three actors deliver solid performances while getting completely under the sun-blistered skin of the downed pilots' characters. Definitely an inspirational tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 22, 2015
Made on a fraction of the budget, "Against the Sun" works more effectively than Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken."
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 26, 2015
Eventually all the movie has is the talent and chemistry of the three actors; fortunately, that's enough to keep it afloat.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 23, 2015
All three actors turn in solid, committed performances despite physically limiting surroundings, even as you're left with the inescapable feeling that this raft has sailed.
January 23, 2015
Tremendously inspirational. It's more thrilling and engrossing than Life of Pi.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.9/10
January 23, 2015
Director Brian Falk, who co-wrote the script with Mark David Keegan, worked well with cinematographer Petr Cikhart to keep the story visually interesting, despite the limitations placed on the tale by the monotonous setting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 22, 2015
A groaningly tedious survival story that will at least leave you with a renewed commitment to wearing sunscreen.
January 22, 2015
A good old-fashioned story of American wartime heroism that's ironically less jingoistic than the major-studio release American Sniper.
January 21, 2015
Overly familiar, but still slightly more moving than "Unbroken," which covers some of the same nautical territory.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 20, 2015
Against The Sun goes with the path of least resistance: a talkfest where the men reiterate every obstacle they face out loud.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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