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Goon Review

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3.5

Dave White Profile

The lighter side of hockey dentistry. Read full review

3.5

Grae Drake Profile

Pollyanna with a mean right hook Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    64

    out of 100

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

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    He can barely skate, but it hardly matters: As a goon, he's a genius.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    One of the things making Goon so enjoyable is its fairy-tale suggestion that all humanity's violent impulses can be exorcized in a Zamboni-groomed ice rink.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The charm of Goon is that Doug Glatt (Scott) is a genial guy from a nice family. Just because he hands out concussions doesn't mean he dislikes anybody. He's just happy to be wearing a uniform.

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