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Marvin's Room Review

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

  • 4.0
    68

    out of 100

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

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The three are so full-bodied and so powerfully affecting that you're carried along on the pleasure of being in the presence of their extraordinary talent.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Susan Wloszczyna

    Keaton doesn't stoop to bitter-spinster blather. Instead, the luminous vulnerability that served her well in such dramas as "Shoot the Moon" lights up this depressing, gallows-humored heart-tugger. [18 Dec 1996, Pg.01.D]

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Yet, even on those occasions when the screenplay falters, the actors are there to take up the slack.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The famous faces make it difficult, at first, to sink into the story, but eventually we do; the characters become so convincing that even if we're aware of Keaton and Streep, it's as if these events are happening to them.

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