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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Review

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

  • 3.0
    40

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice Nick Pinkerton

    It's impossible to imagine how anything this convoluted could have already earned a sequel, but it has.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Did I care if Largo Winch won his struggle for control of Winch International? Not at all. Did I care about him? No, because all of his action and dialogue were shunted into narrow corridors of movie formulas.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    About halfway through, the wheeling and dealing becomes so elaborate and the villains so numerous that the only way to enjoy the movie is to let its preposterous story wash over as you sit back and take in the scenery.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Jordan Mintzer

    Euro-financed production throws large chunks of change at a corporate espionage saga spanning several continents, yet most of the money seems to have landed in locations, with too little allocated to the script and stunt departments.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    It's handsome, large-scale escapist fare - and has as its costar the formidable, versatile Kristin Scott Thomas.

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