Metacritic Movie Ratings
Country Strong Reviews

3.0

45

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Country Strong feels powerfully familiar.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The film keeps throwing things at you: drunk scenes, adultery scenes, "All About Eve" rise-of-the-young-rival scenes. Yet despite the presence of some appealing actors, none of it quite adds up.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Country Strong comes to spontaneous life from time to time, despite maudlin devices and manipulative set pieces.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Feste, who has one previous effort as a writer-director, last year's "The Greatest," fails here to do the most basic thing -- give an audience a rooting interest, or any interest at all, in these four troubled people.

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