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Leaving Las Vegas Review

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

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Cage and Shue make these cliches into unforgettable people.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Deliberately downbeat, it's best as a two-person character study, stumbling a bit whenever it extends its parameters.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Draws its audience along a rarely-traveled path whose scope can only be fully appreciated in the silence of the aftermath.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    I don't see how you can get away from calling Cage’s performance a great one. [10 November 1995, Friday, p.C]

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Dark and giddy at the same time, Leaving Las Vegas takes us into dreamy, intoxicated places that no movie about an alcoholic has gone before.

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