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About the Movie
From the Director of Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger comes Catch a Fire, an action packed journey of sabotage, corruption, alienation and murder. Academy Award® winner, Tim Robbins (Mystic River, The Shawshank Redemption), and Derek Luke (Glory Road, Friday Night Lights) star in this suspense thriller based on a true story. Set against a country in flames and two cultures at war, Catch a Fire is the gripping account of the spark that ignited a man, inspired a revolution and united a country.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 144
- Fresh: 109
- Rotten: 35
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Smoothly directed by Phillip Noyce, the movie relies heavily on well-staged action sequences and two gifted actors to keep its familiar tale from appearing stale.
Fresh: Catch a Fire is confident enough to depict the battle from all sides.
Fresh: Noyce's straightforward, almost documentary style is especially effective, considering that so many incidents happened pretty much the way they're portrayed.
Rotten: Despite Mr. Noyce's attempt to achieve a sense of balance and restraint, the material covers an overly familiar landscape with no special insight or sense of purpose.
Such a great movie!
A four star movie.