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Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare Review

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

  • 4.0
    67

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Nick Schager

    Escape Fire winds up feeling like only one half of a larger argument.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Advocating freedom from a system that "doesn't want you to die and doesn't want you to get well," this hard-hitting film leaves us finally more hopeful than despairing.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    Lacking the outrage and wit of Michael Moore's "Sicko," which dealt with the different matter of health insurance, this documentary is stronger on finding viable solutions.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    The bottom line: The impact of this forceful indictment of our healthcare system is lessened by the sheer ubiquity of similarly-themed documentaries.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    Cogent, convincing, determinedly non-ideological, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tells us that everything we think we know about that incendiary topic might be wrong. And it offers us a way out of the morass.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    When we speak of "American health care," we should in fact be calling it "American sickness care." There's more money to be made in making people sick and healing them than in keeping them well in the first place. The documentary Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare makes this argument with stunning clarity.

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