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Daddy Longlegs Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    74

    out of 100

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

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    A disconcertingly jumpy tale of breathtakingly crummy parenting, the windblown movie dares a tolerant audience not to call Child Services.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Bronstein's performance is crucial. It's difficult to make a manic character plausible, but he does.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    I don't know if what the Safdies endured growing up was akin to what audiences experience in Daddy Longlegs. But I'm very glad they survived to make a very good film about it.

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