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Graceland Review

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

  • 4.0
    75

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice Ernest Hardy

    Striking the right balance between interior and exterior can mean the difference between compelling drama and accidental melodrama. Writer-director Ron Morales just misses equilibrium in the visually arresting Filipino thriller Graceland.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Stamets

    Morales trafficks in familiar formulas of an everyman in a bind with evil men. What sets Graceland apart are the conflicted values of its characters.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety

    While some of the sting goes out of the movie’s hitherto well-executed crime-thriller mechanics, the resolution and aftermath of the hostage crisis still pack a huge emotional wallop.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The spare, tightly wound narrative ultimately turns on the hard-eyed, relentless efficacy of the plot, as well as the certainty of Reyes’ performance.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    Graceland is a tense, twisty cinematic artichoke brimming with moral complexity and intriguing shades of gray.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Even while embracing the breathless beats of the crime thriller, Graceland holds tight to its concern for exploited children.

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