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Blood Diamond Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

… few exciting suspense moments. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    64

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    There is every reason to learn about the link between jewels and death, by all means, but no reason to try to disguise a term paper as entertainment.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Thanks to the redundancy, though, Blood Diamond is dramatically diffuse, and at least 30 minutes too long. Thanks to Mr. DiCaprio's raffishly dashing soldier of fortune, the movie is worth watching all the same.

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    To the unlikely role of a Bogart-esque reluctant hero, Leonardo DiCaprio brings an intensity that compels even when the script falters.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Blood Diamond is a gem in a season with lots of worthy movies.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A visually sumptuous, bullet-train-paced thriller with a really provocative theme.

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