Metacritic Movie Ratings
Red Hook Summer Reviews

3.0

48

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Here is Lee at his most spontaneous and sincere, but he could have used another screenplay draft, and perhaps a few more transitional scenes.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    It's a scramble, marked by the unruly variety of visual strategies Lee prefers.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Red Hook Summer has some fantastic gospel numbers, but as drama it's a casserole that never comes together.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Lee's latest rambles through almost two hours of unfocused drama, burdened with endless didactic editorializing, before lurching out of nowhere into ugly revelations and violence.

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