Rated 3.0

In a 1995 episode of The Simpsons entitled “Lemon of Troy,” Bart prepares to lead a group of Springfield children behind enemy lines to retrieve their precious lemon tree. Before they leave, Bart assigns their roles: “I'm the leader, Milhouse is my loyal sidekick, Nelson's the tough guy, Martin's the smart guy, and Todd's the quiet religious guy who ends up going crazy.” The weary WWII tank crew at the center of David Ayer's Fury is similarly programmed—there's a leader (Brad Pitt), his loyal sidekick (Michael Pena), a tough guy (Jon Bernthal), a smart religious guy (Shia LaBeouf), and a quiet guy who ends up going crazy (Logan Lerman). All that's missing is the lemon tree. Of course, the familiar nature of the characters is appropriate for a film that spends 134 minutes retrofitting WWII-era clichés for the age of CGI spectacle and body horror.