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The Crying Game Review

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

  • 5.0
    90

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    By the time The Crying Game is over, you'll never look at beauty in quite the same way.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    One of a very few films that wants to do something unexpected and challenging, and succeeds even beyond its ambitions. See this film. Then shut up about it.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    This grade-A sleeper sends you out with an unexpected smile. [25 Nov 1992]

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    As is often the case with European films, the acting is superlative...The real standout, however, is newcomer Jaye Davidson, whose performance is, without exaggeration, stunning...Not to be missed.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    A crackling good movie. [18 Dec 1992]

  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Julie Salamon

    Persistently upends expectations without insult, as it pulls you into a netherworld filled with yearning, whimsy, and danger. [15 Dec 1992, p.A16(E)]

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