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The Revenant Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    78

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    The Revenant is a visceral sensation, filled with unforgettable visuals and memorable set pieces.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Pushing both brutal realism and extravagant visual poetry to the edges of what one customarily finds in mainstream American filmmaking, director/co-writer Alejandro G. Inarritu, cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and a vast team of visual effects wizards have created a sensationally vivid and visceral portrait of human endurance under very nearly intolerable conditions.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    I came out of this would-be epic feeling physically exhausted, psychically mauled and none the better for wear.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    That first hour is big, and imposing. The rest grows smaller, with the script's self-conscious deeper meanings either layered on top, like pelts, or — more successfully — left to Luzbeki's meticulous images of a sun-dappled 19th century Eden now home to one too many Wal-Mart stores.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Brian Truitt

    The Revenant is the most intense thing you’ll enjoy over the holidays this side of family dinners.

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