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Desperado Review

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

  • 3.0
    55

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The real problem with Desperado, however, is that this sequel is without purpose and may be the most unnecessary follow-up since the second "Crocodile Dundee."

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I was pleased again and again by set-ups, camera angles, lighting effects, editing rhythms and the fanciful staging of action scenes. But I never for a moment cared about the characters, and the plot was all too conveniently structured - just a guideline to the action.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Nothing but set pieces, snoozes between its scenes of carnage.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The camera loves Banderas -- a velvet stud -- as much as it did the young Clint Eastwood.

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