Body of Lies

In Theatres: 
Oct 10, 2008
On Blu-Ray: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Running Time: 
2 Hours, 8 Minutes

The name in the title says it all; lies are abundant in the film. Director Ridley Scott adapts of the novel, Body of Lies for the big screen staring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe.  The premise is simple. A CIA operative, Roger Ferris (DiCaprio), is sent into the middle of the action in the Middle East to track and find a high level terrorist. He utilizes all his recourses including Ed Hoffman (Crowe), a fellow agent who works from the US, and Hani Salaam, the head of Jordanian General Intelligence Department, along with other aspects important to the mission. While everyone wants the terrorist, Al-Saleem, they all want him through different methods, some more questionable than others. Ferris must question his own loyalty and do what he believes is right in order to catch one of the most dangerous people in the Middle East.