Metacritic Movie Ratings
Ballets Russes Reviews

5.0

81

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    May not be the greatest dance documentary ever made, but it could well be the most accessible and touching.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    A feature-length documentary, by Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller, of absolutely breathtaking sweep and joyous energy.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The archival footage is so breathtaking, the reminiscences so piquant, that even a stranger to dance can't help but be swept up by this peek into such exquisite, now vanished glamour.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A captivating if somewhat conventional documentary, Ballets Russes is a paean to the groundbreaking, 20th century ballet troupe that began as a loose group of Russian refugees, metamorphosed into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and eventually split into two competing companies.

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