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Garden State Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Braff's idea of self-discovery is my idea of narcissism.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Though unlikely to have the lasting quality of "The Graduate," it feels a bit like that seminal film for today's generation.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Certainly Garden State is a very American specimen of debut indie form, its loose, goof-about scenes of comic melancholy reinforced with the glue of quirkiness over cracks in the narrative development.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Writer/director Zach Braff has threaded a powerful and intelligent personal story through a genre all too rare today – romantic comedy.

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