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Ragtime Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    57

    out of 100

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

  • 60

    out of 100

    Time Richard Corliss

    Forman and Weller have created an impressive but strangely lopsided movie.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Vincent Canby

    The movie is sorrowful, funny and beautiful. It is also, finally, very unsatisfactory.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety

    The page-turning joys of E.L. Doctorow's bestselling Ragtime, which dizzily and entertainingly charted a kaleidoscopic vision of a turn-of-century America in the midst of intense social change, have been realized almost completely in Milos Forman's superbly crafted screen adaptation.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Rgatime is a loving, beautifully mounted, graceful film that creates its characters with great clarity.

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