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Jamesy Boy Review

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

  • 2.0
    29

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice Inkoo Kang

    Director Trevor White frames the former teen gang member's life as an uplifting coming-of-age prison drama that feels entirely disconnected from the realities of incarceration.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    Every word of the story may be true, and if it happened to someone you knew, you'd be captivated. In Jamesy Boy, though, it's hard to see why we should care.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Martin Tsai

    The screenplay by Lane Shadgett and director Trevor White relies far too much on telling rather than showing.

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