Complicit

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6.21 h 39 min202116+
Despite a lack of substantial evidence, an MI5 agent must take desperate measures to protect the country he loves when he suspects a UK citizen he’s been monitoring for three years is plotting a major terrorist attack on home soil.
Directors
Niall MacCormick
Starring
David OyelowoArsher AliNasser Memarzia
Genres
SuspenseDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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The Producers Films
Studio
Quiver Entertainment
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2.4 out of 5 stars

21 global ratings

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  2. 9% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 18% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 33% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 30% of reviews have 1 stars
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joel wingReviewed in the United States on July 1, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Slow moving terrorism story about whether the ends justify the means
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Complicit is a very slow moving espionage story involving David Oyelowo as an MI5 officer who believes he has a domestic British terrorist Arsher Ali. The problems are his superiors don’t think he has enough evidence to take any action. The story is about Oyelowo’s surveillance and frustration with his case. Ali on the other hand plays a very intelligent man. You can’t tell whether he’s a militant or whether he’s simply being targeted for being a Muslim. It’s a battle of wits between the two. The story is interesting but it just moves at a snail’s pace. This is also not one of those movies that spends all its time making a case and then ends with a big action conclusion. What it does do is question the methods used by the West to obtain intelligence as torture is involved by another country. Do the ends justify the means?
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Lisa Green JohnsonReviewed in the United States on October 1, 2021
2.0 out of 5 stars
Could have been better.
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This movie moved too slow, and got nowhere really fast. There is no hero. There was no justice. But the movie could have been better. It had all the ingredients of a good movie. Somewhere the writer fell short.
David J AlveyReviewed in the United States on July 6, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
Gosh, what a waste of time. Silly movie with a silly plot.
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I like some of the actors who were in this movie so I gave it a chance. None of them grew to be anyone interesting or endearing in anyway. Frankly, it was simply a dumb movie.
Dana G. MazuruReviewed in the United States on February 18, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great, not for the shallow minded.
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Excellent acting, thoughtful.
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Kindle CustomerReviewed in the United States on June 7, 2015
4.0 out of 5 stars
Must see important film !
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This is an important film ... I rate it a must see. I saw it in limited cable release and purchased it from my collection. It is very powerful and David Oyelowo is amazing .. It is in Pal one more reason to buy a multi player .. I have really enjoyed the British films and this is one more !!!!
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rjpReviewed in the United States on March 17, 2017
2.0 out of 5 stars
A full miss.
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Slow. Preachy. Goes nowhere. Like the actors, despite this.
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Cycle1Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
Great
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Worth watching
Walter H. Bonds Jr.Reviewed in the United States on June 27, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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Love this actor
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