Metacritic Movie Ratings
Particle Fever Reviews

5.0

87

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.

  • 100

    out of 100

    The New York TimesA.O. Scott

    Particle Fever is a fascinating movie about science, and an exciting, revealing and sometimes poignant movie about scientists.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Village VoiceAlan Scherstuhl

    Levinson follows the ups and downs of bringing that beast of a collider online, but the movie's deepest thrill lies in what these men and women will theorize next, and how they will test it.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Particle Fever succeeds on every level, but none more important than in making the normally intimidating and arcane world of genius-level physics at least conceptually comprehensible and even friendly to the lay viewer.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles TimesKenneth Turan

    There's a palpable excitement around the search for knowledge, and this film captures that beautifully.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    VarietyRonnie Scheib

    For all their concentration on the human factor, the filmmakers by no means shortchange the aesthetic dimensions of LHC.

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