Metacritic Movie Ratings
Life of Pi Reviews

4.0

79

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.

  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Meticulous care is evident in every aspect of the film. All three actors playing Pi are outstanding.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A spectacular high-seas epic that employs technology brilliantly and underscores the power of a vividly told story.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Lee's bigger theme isn't God or survival, but the awesome adventure of making the imaginary visible, the adventure of making movies.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Mr. Lee's film is stronger as a visual experience - especially in 3-D - than an emotional one, but it has a final plot twist that may also change what you thought you knew about the ancient art of storytelling.

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