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The Veteran (2012)

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A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers.

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Cast

Toby Kebbell
as Robert Miller
Brian Cox
as Gerry Langdon
Tom Brooke
as Danny Turner
Tony Curran
as Chris Turner
Ashley Thomas
as Tyrone Jones
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Critic Reviews for The Veteran

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (9)

[An] efficient, familiar urban thriller...

May 1, 2011 | Full Review…

It's a thinly populated drama, full of sketchy, unconvincing characters...

April 28, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A guns-blazing showdown at the end jolts you back to attention, but the fumbled ironies of the plot leave a dour and portentous aftertaste.

April 28, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Clichéd, incoherent and queasily Daily Mail-pleasing, its conspiracy theorising third act is a disaster.

April 28, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Tries too hard to be an offshoot of the Bourne series.

April 28, 2011 | Rating: 2/5

Channels the world-weary '70s paranoia of 'Taxi Driver' and 'The Conversation' through the imposingly clinical formal approach of process-fixated auteurs like Robert Bresson or Michael Haneke.

April 27, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Veteran

½

Awful. While the combat sequences are great, especially the gun battle near the end of the film, this movie takes forever to get off the ground, and is flat-out boring for most of its duration. Plus the ending is pointless and horrible, which really kills the film.

Stephen Skudlarek
Stephen Skudlarek

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