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Assassination Tango Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    An odd little thriller that celebrates, in order of importance, Mr. Duvall, tango and his real-life significant other, Luciana Pedraza, who makes her attractive debut as a screen actress and, yes, tango dancer.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    There isn't any kind of dance you can compare to Robert Duvall's latest as an actor/director, though a slo-mo minuet might come close.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie is not quite successful. It is too secretive about its heart.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The movie is an odd mix of tones and styles, and the thriller plot is casually introduced, shoved aside and reintroduced. But, like all Duvall's work, Assassination Tango breathes with humanity.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Acting doesn't get more personal, or much greater.

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