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Hugo Review Critics


Dave White Profile

Shell out for the glasses. Read full review


Grae Drake Profile

A film lesson with production value and heart. Read full review

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

  • 5.0

    out of 100

    Universal acclaim
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  • 100

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    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    A fabulous and passionate love letter to the cinema and its preservation framed by the strenuous adventures of two orphans in 1930s Paris.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Visually Hugo is a marvel, but dramatically it's a clockwork lemon.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Overall, however, the manner in which the film blends the tale of an imperiled boy and the history of cinema makes for an ambitious and fanciful ride.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Hugo both ticks and flies by, a marvel meant to be pulled from the cabinet and enjoyed again and again.

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