Lions for Lambs (2007): Meryl Streep’s Worst Film (though not her fault)Meryl: Body of Work–Draft

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Meryl Streep is an Oscar-winning actress. 
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Streep’s lowest-rated film is “Lions for Lambs” (2007).

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Meryl Streep in “Lions for Lambs.” 
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The war drama Lions for Lambs explores the ties between college professor Stephen Malley (Robert Redford), presidential hopeful Senator Jasper Irving (Tom Cruise), journalist Janine Roth (Streep), and a troop of US soldiers in Afghanistan.

Critics felt that the drama was too heavy-handed in its messages, the characters too shallow, and the pacing too slow.

A waste of A-list talent.