Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Great Buck Howard Reviews

4.0

63

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.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The Great Buck Howard is in love with kitsch, the backwaters of showbiz, and true magic. It's a wee charmer that left me enchanted.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A bit of a throwback, a nostalgic, easygoing Capra-esque comedy that should appeal to both youthful and older audiences.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    I firmly believe such illusions are never the result of psychic powers, but I am fascinated by them, anyway. The wisdom of this film, directed and written by Sean McGinly, is to never say.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A warm, amiable glimpse at the end of the showbiz road.

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