'The Debt' Reviews Make This Vengeance Thriller Worth Seeing (VIDEO)

Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain in 'The Debt'Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain in The DebtOpening in theaters this weekend, The Debt is the latest espionage thriller to join the ranks of famous Holocaust films like Schindler's List and The Pianist. Directed by John Madden, the movie follows a trio on a quest to take down a Nazi war criminal back in 1966.

Featuring Academy award winner Helen Mirren (love her!), as well as Sam Worthington and Jessica Chastain, The Debt boasts a talented cast on a mission of vengeance. See what the critics have to say in The Debt reviews, here:


John DeFore, Washington Post:

The Debt grasps the viewer pretty firmly, delivering thrills without trivializing the moral quandaries that set it in motion.

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times:

The architecture of The Debt has an unfortunate flaw. The younger versions of the characters have scenes that are intrinsically more exciting, but the actors playing the older versions are more interesting.

Ty Burr, Boston Globe:

The film’s a potboiler but a gripping one, and it leaves you chewing on both its nuances and implausibilities.

A.O. Scott, The New York Times:

It probes, with perhaps more energy than clarity, the ethical and psychological complications that can lie hidden beneath a story of simple heroism.

If you aren't going away for Labor Day weekend, then this seems like a pretty solid movie night option to stir up some conversation. Take a look-see at The Debt trailer here:

Will you be seeing The Debt this weekend?

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