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The Assassination of Richard Nixon Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Even if audiences can get by the tasteless shock title, it's tough to figure who will ever watch this movie - even when it's on cable.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The director and co-writer, Niels Mueller, has also done his work well, but the film feels insubstantial at 95 minutes, even though -- or maybe because -- it bristles with borrowed ideas and unavoidable associations.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    First-time director Niels Mueller and his co-screenwriter Kevin Kennedy depict Sam's disintegration expertly and they have fashioned a well-made picture with much to like.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Director Niels Mueller's attempt to create a middle-class "Taxi Driver" (he tips his hand a bit smugly by respelling Byck's name to evoke Travis Bickle) has a creepy, meticulous exactitude.

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