Metacritic Movie Ratings
Che Reviews

4.0

64

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger 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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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

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

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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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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen 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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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

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

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  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

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

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