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Race Review

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  • 3.0

    out of 100

    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    For all the luster of its subject, though, this earnest biopic lacks the spark of life.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    Owens’ triumph is long overdue for big-screen treatment, and director Stephen Hopkins delivers stirring moments amid the tension-free stretches, particularly once the action moves to Berlin.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Brian Truitt

    Race makes its title's double meaning all too clear, and at a time when the Oscars and movies, in general, struggle with finding racial balance, two guys of different skin colors coming together for some sports-movie magic is a fitting and truly welcoming lapping of the competition.

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