After being granted a questionable transfer that will keep him stateside as his National Guard unit deploys for Iraq, Lieutenant Danny Sefton becomes embroiled in a last minute AWOL attempt by one of his soldiers — forcing him to choose between his loyalties to the fleeing soldier, his unit and his fiancé.
Film informationGenre: Thriller
- The Hollywood Reporter - by Frank Scheck
Unfortunately, Allegiance is less sure-footed in the filmmaking department, rendering its potentially suspenseful storyline stilted and uncompelling. ...read more
- Village Voice - by Simon Abrams
Without its topical pretext and overzealous patriotism, Allegiance would be just another generic action film. ...read more
- The New York Times - by Jeannette Catsoulis
This well-acted debut feature from Michael Connors (a former Army captain) is too limited in ambition and scope to satisfy our expectations. ...
- Slant Magazine - by Drew Hung
Michael Connors does a fine job of not passing judgment on his characters, yet his depiction of his main character's dilemma is about the only thing he handles correctly. ...read more
- Time Out New York - by David Fear
What, exactly, is the payoff for suffering through such painfully bad filmmaking for 93 minutes? Forget about getting "A Few Good Men"–style military melodramatics; this movie quickly proves that even a few good performances, lines of dialogue or music cues are a pipe dream. Your loyalty will not be rewarded. ...read more