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Holy Rollers Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

Drugs. Still illegal, just so you know. Read full review

3.0

Jen Yamato Profile

It's hard out here for a drug-dealing Hasidic Jew. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The screenplay, by Antonio Macia, is earnest and unsurprising--not a good combination--and neither the director nor the star quite knows what to make of the quirky character inside the traditional garments that signal otherworldly innocence to customs agents.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Feels staged and exoticized in the way stories about insular communities often do when told by outsiders.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The film's failure is to get from A to B. We buy both good Sam and bad Sam, but we don't see him making the transition.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Holy Rollers squanders a fascinating premise with predictable execution.

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