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Monsieur Ibrahim Review

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

  • 4.0
    69

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Both an appealing coming-of-age yarn and, as Monsieur Ibrahim embraces his own mortality, a heartfelt coming-of-aging saga.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Its best scenes come as the characters are established and get to know one another. Sharif at 71 still has the fire in his eyes that we remember from "Lawrence of Arabia," and is still a handsome presence.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    The movie has a couple of surprises, including a major plot turn at the end that leads to a memorable resolution somewhere between happy and wistful.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The movie is sometimes profound in its simple, optimistic message of friendship -- and sometimes it's plain simple.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Most movingly, Monsieur Ibrahim takes a provocative subject -- friendship and love between a Jew and a Muslim -- and makes it seem natural and wondrous.

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