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Defendor Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    57

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    For all its aspirations, the film never meshes into something cohesive or substantial. Its naive earnestness has its charms, but like its title character, Defendor never takes flight.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Saving the day is Harrelson's low-key, rooted performance, adding an unexpected layer of poignancy when things take a decidedly darker turn.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Harrelson shines, particularly in framing scenes with Sandra Oh as a tactful court psychiatrist.

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