Review: 'Operation Mincemeat' shows how Colin Firth and company faked an invasion and helped win WWII, now on Netflix

Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune on

Published in Entertainment News

Like that film, “Operation Mincemeat” takes liberties. All historically based movies do. Call Madden’s version a civilized shell game that accomplishes its mission, more or less in the spirit of how things actually got made up and went down.



3 stars (out of 4)

MPAA rating: PG-13 (for strong language, some sexual content, brief war violence, disturbing images, and smoking)


Running time: 2:08

How to watch: Premiered Wednesday on Netflix


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