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Scarecrow Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    72

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety

    Scarecrow is a periodically interesting but ultimately unsatisfying character study of two modern drifters.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York Times Vincent Canby

    It all goes decisively wrong when Jerry Schatzberg, the director, and Garry Michael White, who wrote the screenplay, decide to saddle the pair with a poetic vision that suddenly makes everything needlessly phony.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Alan Scherstuhl

    A flawed, fascinating testament to a time of discovery in Hollywood: of how stories could be told onscreen, of what great actors might find within themselves, of just what in the hell this country had become in the late-'60s crackup.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    it is a well-acted movie and for long stretches we're hoping it will work.

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