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The Fisher King Review

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

  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 10

    out of 100

    The New Yorker

    The movie is a peculiarly irritating failure -- a leaden piece of uplift.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A disorganized, rambling and eccentric movie that contains some moments of truth, some moments of humor, and many moments of digression.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Elvis Mitchell

    What emerges, in the end, are a clever premise that has been allowed to go awry and several performances that are lively and unpredictable enough to transcend the confusion. Mr. Bridges, always a fine intuitive actor, has never displayed a greater range.

  • 90

    out of 100


    The Fisher King has two actors at the top of their form, and a compelling, well-directed and well-produced story.

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