Metacritic Movie Ratings
Milk Reviews

5.0

84

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    A fascinating film -- more docudrama than biopic.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    The film is superbly crafted, covering huge amounts of time, people and the zeitgeist without a moment of lapsed energy or inattention to detail.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Penn's Oscar-caliber transformation is breathtaking, and the saga of one man's fight for human rights is engrossing.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    More than acting, though, Penn's performance is a marvelous act of empathy in a movie that, for all its surprisingly conventional style, measures up to its stirring subject.

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