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Bustin' Down the Door Review

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

  • 4.0
    61

    out of 100

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

  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    A mostly enjoyable wave of nostalgia.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Nathan Lee

    The darker side of the story -- how the advent of pro surfing was taken as an act of cultural colonialism by some of the locals -- adds gravity to this otherwise lightweight, if amiable summer diversion.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Mainly will appeal to devotees, but even nonfans might want to appreciate its visual splendors on the big screen.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Engaging, elegantly made surf documentary.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    With verve, style and a fine sense of the human side of surf culture, Jeremy Gosch makes a terrific splash with his debut doc, Bustin' Down the Door.

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