The Year of Living Dangerously1983
The Year of Living Dangerously (1983)
Critic Consensus: Both a smart, suspenseful tale of intrigue and a sweeping romance, The Year of Living Dangerously features excellent performances from Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver as a pair of journalists covering political unrest in Indonesia.
The Year of Living Dangerously Photos
Watch it now
as Guy Hamilton
as Jill Bryant
as Billy Kwan
as Peter Curtis
as Col. Henderson
as Naval Officer
as Immigration Officer
as Betjak Man
as Palace Guard
as Embassy aide
as President Sukarno
as Security Man 1
as Pool waiter
News & Interviews for The Year of Living Dangerously
Critic Reviews for The Year of Living Dangerously
Memorable in Gallipoli and Road Warrior, Mel Gibson establishes his leading-man status.
[A] grievously flawed yet compelling tale of political intrigue, certainly a triumph of atmosphere if not of coherent dramatization.
Weir and his crew expertly recreate the squalor, poverty, noise, heat and emotion of the pressure cooker that was Indonesia in 1965.
A curiously languid affair, rather than the breathless Costa-Gavras-style thriller which was the least one might have expected from this kind of material.
Audience Reviews for The Year of Living Dangerously
Good movie, great performances. Well worth watching if you're into a good of fashion political thriller with shades of romance and tragedy.
Beautifully shot but the storyline is a bit unsatisfying. It is nice to see two powerhouse actors in the same film though.
Intense, finely made film. Gibson is very good in this, made before he become a blowhearted parody of himself. Linda Hunt is great in her oscar winning part and sigourney weaver is fine as always in a less showy role.
The Year of Living Dangerously Quotes
There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.