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Just an American Boy Review

  • Release Date: Nov 07, 2003
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 35 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Concerts, Politics & Government, Vocal Music, Music
  • Director:Amos Poe
  • Cast:Steve Earle. Full cast + crew

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

  • 3.0
    50

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Looking puffier than he did in New York last month, Earle gets his band together, rewrites his play about executed Christian Karla Faye Tucker on the eve of opening night, defends his patriotism (and yours), and flogs the current LP. And then he rocks some more.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    Might have struck a deeper chord with fans who are still looking for the Steve Earle who exists behind the music.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Will best be appreciated by those who are already firmly in Earle's camp.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A crude but stirring video documentary filmed over last year and this by Amos Poe, while Mr. Earle and his band were on tour.

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