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Brideshead Revisited Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    64

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The world didn't need a superficial big-screen adaptation of a rich, dense book that's about, among many other things, the passage of time. The perplexity is why the film is so lifeless and remote.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Although it has its involving moments, the watered-down Waugh fails to make any kind of lasting connection.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The one performer who seems at home with the gravity of it all is Emma Thompson.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The saga ultimately lacks the emotional wallop of the TV version. But its clever writing, strong performances and sumptuous production design make for a rich experience nonetheless.

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