The Sentinel

The Sentinel

The Sentinel

Two-time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas leads this man-on-the-run thriller as a secret service agent framed for an assassination attempt on the president. Co-stars Golden Globe winner Kiefer Sutherland (24), Globe nominee Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) and Oscar winner Kim Basinger (LA Confidential).

2006Rating: M, Medium level violence108 minsUSA
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The New York Times

The New York Times

Why would a star of Michael Douglas's stature and intelligence attach himself to a Washington thriller as deeply ridiculous, suspense-free and potentially career-damaging as The Sentinel?

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Variety

Variety

A half-hearted exercise in political paranoia, “The Sentinel” unravels its wrong-man scenario with business-like efficiency and an impressively jittery visual scheme, but falls far short of providing visceral or emotional thrills.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

"The Sentinel" involves a scenario that is unlikely, I hope. But it's told efficiently and with lots of those little details that make movies like this seem more expert than they probably are.

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