Written and directed by Academy Award-winner Stephen Gahan ("Traffic"), Syriana tracks several disparate characters across the globe as they find their lives impacted by the ruthless competition for incalculable power and wealth that drives the energy industry. Starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner and Emmy-nominees George Clooney ("Good Night, And Good Luck," "Ocean's Eleven," "Ocean's Twelve"), and Matt Damon ("Ocean's Eleven," "Ocean's Twelve," "The Bourne Supremacy"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Chris Cooper ("American Beauty," "Adaptation") and Academy Award-winner and Golden Globe-nominee William Hurt ("Syriana," "The Village"). George Clooney won his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role.

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3.9 out of 5
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Critics Consensus: Ambitious, complicated, intellectual, and demanding of its audience, Syriana is both a gripping geopolitical thriller and wake-up call to the complacent.


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