The Tillman Story (2010) - Documentary, Biography, Mystery

Hohum Score

31

Bearable

Pat Tillman never thought of himself as a hero. His choice to leave a multimillion-dollar football contract and join the military wasn't done for any reason other than he felt it was the ... See full summary »

IMDB: 7.7
Director: Amir Bar-Lev
Stars: Pat Tillman, Josh Brolin
Length: 94 Minutes
PG Rating: R
Reviews: 3 out of 29 found boring (10.34%)

One-line Reviews (7)

As if his celebrity status was somehow going to help in the horrid confusion.

The Tillman Story is a very interesting documentary that explores themes of propaganda, patriotism and how war is perceived by the public.

government's plot to cover it up and use it as a propaganda recruitment tactic.

It opens with the news coverage surrounding Pat's unexpected rejection of a $3.6 million Cardinals' football contract in order to enlist in the U.

They started with Jessica Lynch which is portrayed at the start of the film as just a propaganda stunt to cheer up the home front.

The film digs deeper and deeper into the conspiracy showing how the US government tried to use Tillman's accidental death as a propaganda tool to spin the war in our favor back home.

After that they become obnoxious and pretentious.