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Maxed Out Review

  • Release Date: Mar 09, 2007
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign, Documentary
  • Director:James D. Scurlock

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Scurlock's documentary serves up cautionary tales of epic abuse, though the overall tone is faux cheerful and sometimes genuinely entertaining.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Maxed Out, while occasionally muddled in its financial details, presents a more-accurate-than-not vision of a nation that is starting to look like a candidate for rehab, on both an individual and a national level, for its addiction to debt.

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