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Chop Shop Review

  • Release Date: Feb 27, 2008
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Drama

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 5.0
    83

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Now we have an American film with the raw power of “City of God” or “Pixote,” a film that does something unexpected, and inspired, and brave.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    As he did in his striking 2005 first feature film, "Man Push Cart," about a Pakistani street vendor in New York, perceptive indie filmmaker Ramin Bahrani looks at what others overlook and finds drama in everyday details.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has followed up his well-received Man Push Cart with another penetrating portrait of life on the outskirts of New York.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Small but sure, the film is like Alejandro himself: quick on its feet, attuned to a harsh life’s hardships and possibilities.

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