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      Max Manus

      2008 1 hr. 58 min. Action Biography History Drama War List
      79% 34 Reviews Tomatometer 83% 2,500+ Ratings Audience Score A brilliant saboteur operates during World War II. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Dec 20 Buy Now

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      This good old-fashioned Norwegian WW2 film has impressive set pieces and never suffers for a lack of suspense.

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      Benjamin H Selv om jeg føler at Max Manus glipper på noen små historie punkt underveis, så er dette en underholdende, følelsesladet og tematisk rik film som har mange gode skildringer og en fremragende skuespiller prestasjon av Aksel Hennie. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/12/24 Full Review ThomasIsFunny 2 So good, best ww2 movie i have watched in my entire life Rated 5 out of 5 stars 09/17/22 Full Review Liam D A powerful telling of a international hero This War is one of my favourite movies of the genre next to Downfall and movies like The Warlords and The Lost Bladesman Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/05/21 Full Review a.l.jude p A treat to watch and a milestone for any movie to be made about WWll. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member Marvelous, moving portrait of the celebrated Norwegian freedom fighter. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/19/23 Full Review Audience Member A gripping story, well produced with some great acting. I would happily see this again. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/17/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Walter V. Addiego San Francisco Chronicle A polished and large-scale production with some rousing action sequences, the movie is certainly watchable, though no one's going to call this exciting filmmaking. Rated: 3/4 Apr 7, 2011 Full Review Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer Rated: 2.5/4 Sep 24, 2010 Full Review Joseph Jon Lanthier Slant Magazine The Euro-cultural tradition of canonizing Nazi resisters has met few candidates as challenging as Max Manus, a Norwegian saboteur and key member of the ragtag-guerilla Oslo Gang. Rated: 2/4 Sep 6, 2010 Full Review Susan Granger www.susangranger.com Enthalling and action-packed, it's understandably Norway's most successful film so far. Rated: 8/10 Sep 3, 2010 Full Review Cole Smithey ColeSmithey.com Add to the impressive cannon of recent World War II resistance films, that include "Black Book," "Flame and Citron" and "Army of Crime," this engaging true story about a group of Norwegian freedom fighters--called the "Oslo Group"... Rated: A Sep 3, 2010 Full Review Avi Offer NYC Movie Guru A taut, captivating, well-acted and thrilling war film. Rated: 7.96/10 Sep 3, 2010 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis A brilliant saboteur operates during World War II.
      Director
      Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
      Screenwriter
      Thomas Nordseth-Tiller
      Production Co
      Eurimages Fund of the Council of Europe, Norsk Filminstitutt, B&T Film, Miso Film, Eurimages, Filmkameratene A/S, Det Danske Filminstitut
      Genre
      Action, Biography, History, Drama, War
      Original Language
      Norwegian
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 26, 2011
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