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Babel Review

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3.5

Dave White Profile

… way better than that stupid Crash Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    69

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal

    The ultimate poor judgment: the decision to put Babel before the camera. That defies comprehension in any language.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Measured in anything other than biblical cubits, the sum of Babel's many parts turns out to be a picture that suggests Americans ought to stay home and treat their nannies better.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Babel may be the most ambitious movie of the year, tackling towering communication barriers, global politics and cultural divides in a structurally complex and fascinating narrative.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    The filmmakers succeed brilliantly in weaving these stories together, taking time to explore depth of character and relationships. The suspense builds throughout as everyone involved becomes lost in a place they don't understand with people they don't know if they can trust.

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