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

  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 20

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A facile exercise in nihilism posing as an indie "Training Day" with street cred. Don't believe it.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice Benjamin Strong

    Cuba Gooding Jr. and Clifton Collins Jr. (excellent as Perry Smith in "Capote") habitually rise above their clichéd roles.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Crust

    As good as the leads and the supporting cast are, and as much action as gets packed into the film's relatively brief running time, none of it draws us in dramatically.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    When the florid speeches of volcanic rage and frustration draw to a close - and when Collins and Gooding complete their acting exercises - we still have no clue who these men are and what sent them down their intersecting moral dark alleys.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    The cop genre receives a shot of adrenaline in helmer Chris Fisher's Dirty, a no-nonsense dramatic response to the LAPD Rampart scandals of the '90s.

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