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Irreversible 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

    To get to the beginning, one must first get through the end, which is almost literally unendurable.

  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    To cut Noe a break, it does become evident that he has a viable narrative concept. Told backward, á la "Memento."

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Whatever else it may be, Irreversible is disturbingly unforgettable. It is impossible to have a blasé reaction to a film this visceral. Indifference is not an option.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    After a while, a didactic overdeliberateness seeps into Noé's design, but there's no doubt that he's a new kind of dark film wizard: a poet of apocalyptic shock.

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