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Promised Land Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

Protest a little louder next time. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    55

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    There's also reason to worry when a simplistic movie like this one takes on an issue of overarching importance to the nation's future. The challenges presented by fracking are immense, and Capra-esque nostalgia isn't helpful.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Promised Land presents its environmental concerns in a clear, upfront manner but hits some narrative and character bumps in the second half that weaken the impact of this fundamentally gentle, sympathetic work.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Promised Land is an involving and timely tale that explores the changing nature and complex challenges of rural life.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Urgent, heartfelt, and not-quite-as-predictable-as-you-think environmental rabble-rouser.

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