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Battle of the Year Review Critics


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

  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 10

    out of 100

    The New York Times Miriam Bale

    The miracle of the new 3-D dance film Battle of the Year is how it can be so relentlessly boring while there is so much frenetic activity on screen.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Annlee Ellingson

    This 3-D spectacle is less the dance movie that's going to make b-boying cool again than a shill for sponsors' gear.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Variety Andrew Barker

    So fatally frontloaded with endless training montages, awfully written, indifferently acted drama, sports-film platitudes and jaw-dropping product placements that only the hardiest of viewers will make it through to the payoff.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    The young dancers' undeniable skill and athleticism is squandered in this formulaic, overly familiar dance movie.

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