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Beyond the Sea Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    46

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Weirdly moving.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Spacey's brazen casting isn't as beyond the pale as it ought to be. In fact, it's hard to imagine this strange and only occasionally successful movie without him.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It is also probably relevant that Spacey, in preparing the project, knew something we could not guess: He is a superb pop singer.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The imagination, energy, chutzpah and sheer affection shown for Darin by director-writer-star Spacey, who plays the singer, are admirable, kicky. This is a movie, that, like Darin himself, takes a lot of chances and delivers on many of them.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Kevin Spacey, both as star and director, has created a hugely entertaining, highly empathetic portrait of a man for whom music was literally the thing that kept him alive.

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