Metacritic Movie Ratings
Les Misérables Reviews

4.0

63

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    This "Les Mis" does make you feel, intensely and sometimes thrillingly, by honoring the emotional core of its source material.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Les Misérables is sweeping, as would be expected given the scope of the hugely popular stage musical from which it is adapted. But it's also wonderfully intimate, thanks to Tom Hooper's deft direction.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    This steam-driven military weapon of an enterprise is a sobering reminder of just how tinny a musical Les Misérables was in the first place.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    As the enduring success of this property has shown, there are large, emotionally susceptible segments of the population ready to swallow this sort of thing, but that doesn't mean it's good.

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