A tense political drama ripped straight from the headlines, Rod Lurie's Nothing But the Truth tells the tale of a Washington, D.C. reporter who is targeted by the government after refusing to reveal h... read more
DVD Release Date: April 28, 2009
Stats: 1,055 reviews
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March 24, 2012
Really good political thriller! The cast is absolutely fantastic...
January 7, 2012
One hell of a thrilling film that grabs you and will not let you go. It is truly rare to see film that has characters who really feel like true human beings, and Nothing But the Truth is one of those rare gems. Director Rod Lurie who has made powerful films like The Contender and...
August 23, 2011
Nothing but the Truth is a well-crafted, gripping and tense thriller that features fantastic performances from Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga and Alan Alda.
June 14, 2011
A compelling story and strong acting make this a winner. Dillon plays a real son of a bitch.
April 18, 2011
Excellent star-filled cast. Very thought provoking movie with a surprise ending....I have to say- I didn't see that one coming at all!! I understand the reason behind her decision (and everyone who sees this movie will also), but how we react to her decision is what makes this a ...
February 10, 2011
Kate Beckinsale delivers one of her best performances in this political thriller. She plays the role of a journalist who is imprisoned for not revealing the source who gave her information for a controversial news report. And finally when it is revealed to the audience who the so...
October 31, 2010
It is a beautifully acted, deftly written examination of the tension between freedom of the press and the power of the state.
Kate Beckinsale keeps the story going easily with her brilliant performance. The story is of course, focused on her, and the effect of imprisonment and i...
June 22, 2010
Far less wishy-washy than The Contender, Nothing But the Truth is a similar look at staying committed to a principle despite personal cost.
Rod Lurie has a notable gift for drawing strong performances out of his cast, especially his actresses. His feminocentric look at politics ...
March 31, 2010
This is an excellent political thriller which was based on the true story of journalist Judith Miller but is primarly fiction according to director Rod Lurie. Great performances shine throughout, but I'll have to single out Kate Beckinsale's. I had only seen her in the special ef...
January 30, 2010
I really expected this one to be totally boring, (saw the words "political" in the blurb which normally means over complicated and not that excting), but was pleasantly surprised with it. Compelling and interesting all the way through and acting excellent. Apparently based on a...
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