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5 Days Of War
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5 Days of War

Rock! Shock! Pop!
3 March 2012
  • Summary: Anchor Bay has delivered a winner with 5 Days of War; it missed out on the publicity machine, but it’s definitely worth seeing.
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Overall 6
6.0
Movie overall 5
5.0

5 Days of War (Blu-Ray)

upcomingdiscs.com
5 December 2011
  • Summary: As one might expect from the intended subject matter and the infamous tag “Based on actual events”, critics were somewhat harsh on this movie. In fact, some organizations have called this film a giant piece of Georgian propaganda.
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Overall 7
7.0

5 Days of War

High-Def Digest
27 November 2011
  • Conclusion: '5 Days of War' is a decent action film that can't quite find the right balance between historical accuracy and dramatic conventions. Despite its low budget, the numerous set pieces are solid but several formulaic characters and plot developments hold back a potentially effective retelling of a...
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 6
6.0
Extras 4
4.0

5 Days of War (2011)

blu-ray.com
21 November 2011
  • Conclusion: 5 Days of War is a visually enjoyable but thematically frustrating picture. What should yield some deeper themes and a more refined and important story instead dissolves into a pretty standard Action flick, but it's at least action captured very smoothly and efficiently and with great polish and...
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Overall 8
8.0
Actors overall 9
8.5
Audio 10
9.6
Extras 8
8.0

5 Days of War (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Judge Gordon Sullivan was in the Army for five days, but he's since forgotten all about it.
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Review: ‘5 Days of War’

Variety
18 August 2011
  • Summary: The public seems to be sick to death of war movies, especially when they're as much of a mixed bag as "5 Days of War."
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Overall 3
2.7

5 Days Of War

AV Club
18 August 2011
  • Excerpt: While as an action movie, 5 Days Of War is rote and cliché-riddled, as an act of pop-culture warfare, it’s downright fascinating, an answering salvo in a battle that’s moved from the disputed Caucasus territory of South Ossetia into the realm of schlocky feature films.
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