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People Like Us Review

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2.0

Dave White Profile

Rigging the crying game. Read full review

3.0

Grae Drake Profile

Warm fuzzy slippers for your eyes. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    49

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Going on too long seems to be the disease of the week; it's certainly what brings this movie down, though the going on here stems from a surfeit of implausible plot that suffocates the main characters and the excellent actors who play them.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The movie's soap opera quality undermines its efforts to tell a family saga with much believability.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    People Like Us demonstrates how a drama can be heartfelt and bogus at the same time.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    As overcranked as it is -- the film is directed as if it were an action drama, with two or three times more cuts than necessary -- People Like Us has a persuasive emotional pull at its heart that's hard to deny.

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