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Beloved Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    57

    out of 100

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

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Winfrey's performance is full of stoic anger, and individual moments have ferocity and pull, yet you're always aware of them as moments.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Often a cinematic marvel and often the year's most pungent movie medicine, Beloved always feels as if it's carrying the world's weight, and maybe it is. [16 October 1998, p. 7E]

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Beloved is for those who want substance from a movie, and don't mind facing uncomfortable truths in the process.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The film had a curious effect on me. I was sometimes confused about events as they happened, but all the pieces are there, and the film creates an emotional whole. It's more effective when it's complete than during the unfolding experience.

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