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 information

Starring: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Release date: Dec 28, 2012
MPAA rating: Rated R for language throughout
Official website:
Runtime: 1 hr. 31 min.
Movie Reviews:
  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter - by Frank Scheck
    Unfortunately, Allegiance is less sure-footed in the filmmaking department, rendering its potentially suspenseful storyline stilted and uncompelling. more

  • 40
    Village Voice - by Simon Abrams
    Without its topical pretext and overzealous patriotism, Allegiance would be just another generic action film. more

  • 40
    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. ...

  • 38
    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. more

  • 20
    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. more

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User Comments & Reviews

  1. bigmike50

    that was good 4 a 1 time watch. not bad.

  2. thangan

    Not the most popular subject and a few holes in the story but overall a good movie.

  3. kanney

    I passed this by far to many times, surprisingly good film had a nice message and it was a good story.5/5

  4. deerwatcher65

    good movie,good story,a little slow

  5. kamenai

    A good movie 8/10