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Sexy Beast Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    79

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Carries so much impacted menace and visual narrative gamesmanship that it brought back some of the excitement I felt nearly a decade ago watching Quentin Tarantino's ''Reservoir Dogs.''

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Appeal lies on the bright, shiny surface of its ostensibly simple plot, and in its rat-a-tat-tat language, which often sounds like Mamet-visits-Spyne.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    These are hard men. They could have the "Sopranos" for dinner, throw up and have them again.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Robert K. Elder

    A noir masterpiece with Oscar-caliber performances, Sexy Beast slowly turns up the heat until we squirm.

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