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Elite Squad Review

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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    The New York Times Manohla Dargis

    A relentlessly ugly, unpleasant, often incoherent assault on the senses from Brazil.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    Poorly structured and at times incoherent.

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  • 40

    out of 100


    A one-note celebration of violence-for-good that plays like a recruitment film for fascist thugs.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    This latest pounding slice-of-thug-life thriller from Brazil packs the same cinematic firepower as "City of God," only on the other side of the law.

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