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83% Tomatometer 119 Reviews 98% Audience Score 1,000+ Verified Ratings Guy Ritchie's The Covenant follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Afghan interpreter Ahmed (Dar Salim). After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley’s life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down first. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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A satisfying, well-acted war thriller with surprising dramatic depths, Guy Ritchie's The Covenant tells a solid story with impressive restraint.

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Come to Guy Ritchie's The Covenant for the action -- stay for some fantastic performances and a story that honors wartime sacrifices.

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Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (1) Stephen Romei The Australian Gyllenhaal is good as the intense American sergeant... Rated: 3.5/5 Jun 16, 2023 Full Review Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (2) Catherine Bray Empire Magazine [Gyllenhaal 's] energy is perfect for the relatively sober-minded The Covenant — and allows space for Dar Salim to shine, in a more substantial lead than the majority of his Hollywood roles have afforded him so far. Rated: 4/5 Jun 7, 2023 Full Review Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (3) Danny Leigh Financial Times Though the movie is fictional, the uncertain fate of thousands of real Afghan interpreters after the hurried 2021 US withdrawal gives it genuine heft. Rated: 3/5 Jun 2, 2023 Full Review Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (4) David Nusair Reel Film Reviews ...a stirring action picture that grows more and more absorbing as it unfolds... Rated: 4/4 Jan 23, 2024 Full Review Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (5) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice A riveting war story that reveals the bonds that build between soldiers and interpreters Rated: 4/5 Nov 20, 2023 Full Review Guy Ritchie's The Covenant | Rotten Tomatoes (6) Brett McCracken The Gospel Coalition In telling a specific story of wartime camaraderie, the film offers good fodder for discussions of grace, guilt, and the gospel. Sep 14, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews

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Art Gut wrenching and factual Rated 5/5 Stars • Rated 5 out of 5 stars 09/22/23 Full Review Google Incredible true story. True heart and such a thriller Rated 5/5 Stars • Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/17/23 Full Review linda h Up lifting movie about a person sticking up for what they believe is the right thing to do Rated 4/5 Stars • Rated 4 out of 5 stars 06/11/23 Full Review Maria C This is such a great movie. I'm not much of a war movie type, but decided to see because my husband was interested. Such a great movie, very well made, great acting and it's such a great story. You will not be disappointed. True story!! Rated 5/5 Stars • Rated 5 out of 5 stars 06/05/23 Full Review Jo S Loved it. Full of action and suspense. Rated 5/5 Stars • Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/30/23 Full Review Gary One of the better movies Ive seen in a while, right up there with top gun. Rated 5/5 Stars • Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/28/23 Full Review Read all reviews

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Guy Ritchie Director Jake Gyllenhaal Sergeant John Kinley Dar Salim Ahmed Antony Starr Eddie Parker Alexander Ludwig Sergeant Declan Brady Bobby Schofield Steve Kershaw
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Synopsis Guy Ritchie's The Covenant follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Afghan interpreter Ahmed (Dar Salim). After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley’s life. When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down first.

Director
Guy Ritchie

Producer
Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, John Friedberg, Josh Berger

Screenwriter
Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies

Distributor
United Artists Releasing

Production Co
STX Films, Toff Guy

Rating
R (Violence|Language Throughout|Brief Drug Content)

Genre
War, Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery & Thriller

Original Language
English

Release Date (Theaters)
Apr 21, 2023, Wide

Release Date (Streaming)
May 9, 2023

Box Office (Gross USA)
$16.9M

Runtime
2h 3m

Sound Mix
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio
Digital 2.39:1
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