Metacritic Movie Ratings
Goon Reviews

4.0

64

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.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger 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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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn 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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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

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

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