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Big Man Japan Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

Destroy all monsters if you must. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    62

    out of 100

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

  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Nathan Lee

    The most impressive special effect here is Mr. Matsumoto's hilariously restrained performance, a tour de force of comedic concision in a movie bloated by increasingly surreal developments.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Very funny in an insidious way.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    I hurt myself laughing at this amazingly inventive mockumentary, and because it's so good, I refuse to give away much more than an insistent recommendation.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Variety

    Decidedly odd, even by Japanese standards, this mockumentary about an electrically charged, skyscraper-high superhero saddled with misfortune, bad press and even worse TV ratings is tears-down-the-face funny and a genuine, jaw-dropping oddity.

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