4.0

79

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    It's a potent and moving experience, because by the end you feel you've witnessed nothing less than the birth of a soul.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Genuinely and irresistibly inspirational.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    As Precious, Sidibe is superb, allowing us to see the inner warmth and beauty of a young woman who, to her world's cruel eyes, might seem monstrous.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Despite its melodramatic moments, remarkable performances drive home the film's inspiring message.

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