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Che Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

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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
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    What potentially could have been the greatest asset possessed by Che - its unapologetic length - turns into its greatest detriment.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Che is a mass of contradictions, perhaps like the iconic revolutionary himself.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    As political theater, Che moves from faith to impotence, which is certainly a valid reading of Communism in the 20th century. Yet as drama, that makes the second half of the film borderline deadly.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    If this earnest, two-part biopic with a total running time of 268 minutes sometimes lacks cinematic flair, the straight-ahead, chronologically-driven film will inform and, to a somewhat lesser extent, excite viewers everywhere.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Che is Soderbergh's most interesting film in years, defiantly eccentric and absorbing at its best.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Benicio Del Toro, one of the film's producers, gives a heroic performance, not least because it's self-effacing.

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