What would you pay for the price of freedom? In the exhilarating action epic FOR GREATER GLORY an impassioned group of men and women each make the decision to risk it all for family, faith and the very future of their country, as the fimls adventure unfolds against the long-hidden, true story of the 1920s Cristero War Ã‚Â the daring peopleÃ‚Â¹s revolt that rocked 20th Century North America.
- Dean Wright
- Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera, Eva Longoria, Peter O'Toole
The jamming together of so much history and melodrama makes for a handsome movie that is only rarely gripping.Stephen Holden, New York Times, 05.31.2012
Despite enough good intentions to pave a four-lane highway, the ardently sincere but dramatically unfocused For Greater Glory plays like a multipart miniseries that has been hacked down to feature length.Joe Leydon, Variety, 06.01.2012
Ultimately a stodgy, overblown and repetitive slog.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 05.31.2012
This historical drama about the little-known Cristero War in 1920s Mexico is more educational than involving.Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter, 06.01.2012