Metacritic Movie Ratings
Frost/Nixon Reviews

4.0

80

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    It's hard to imagine how a film built around one-on-one interviews could be entertaining, but Frost/Nixon could not be more enthralling.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Frank Langella and Michael Sheen do not attempt to mimic their characters, but to embody them.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Surges with an energy and visual verve that improve the play and enhance the themes of dramatist Peter Morgan's script.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    What Ron Howard gets, to a degree that's astonishing in a two-hour film, is the density and complexity, as well as the generous entertainment quotient, of Peter Morgan's screenplay.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Less a political movie than a boxing film without the gloves.

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