Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

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Kelly Macdonald and Colin Firth head up the cast in this John Madden-directed WWII drama depicting the events of the titular Allied Forces operation - a deception effort to hide the invasion of Sicily.

2022Rating: M, Offensive language128 minsUSA
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWar

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Operation Mincemeat | Reviews

84%104 reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This is a classy production with a first-rate ensemble cast, splicing the story’s intrigue with a poignant vein of melodrama.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The hand of history needn’t always be the headmasterly shoulder-clasp this is.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The crackling pace is somewhat interrupted by a soapy love triangle between the three leads, which feels slightly shoehorned in...

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Daily Mail

Daily Mail

It's a truly ripping yarn, to use period vernacular, to which John Madden's film mostly does proper justice.

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South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post

Madden keeps it all ticking over efficiently; no stranger to the genre... he confidently marshals the estimable British ensemble cast and maintains the tension.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A bit of a fun old caper movie with the usual jingoistic trimmings.

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Variety

Variety

The real-life Operation Mincemeat was a tactical deception that demonstrated daring and defiance of authority, but John Madden's well-made, well-played film plays wholly by the rules.

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The Times

The Times

(Macfadyen) gets most of the best lines and quips and carries his role with a deft balance of sympathy and malign intent.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Operation Mincemeat is watchable enough, but perhaps can’t find a fictional way into the stranger-than-fiction outrageousness of the scheme itself.

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Financial Times

Financial Times

The wholesome mood of spiffing pluck reminds us of the best of those British war movies actually made within shouting distance of 1945

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Operation Mincemeat | Release Details

Operation Mincemeat is now playing in 22 cinemas in Australia.