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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days Review

Movies.com Critics

5.0

Dave White Profile

… low on histrionics … Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    76

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    Metascore®
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    critic review scores.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Modest in scale but formidable in its impact.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The effect of this scene is so powerful that I leaned forward like a jury member, wanting her to get away with it so I could find her innocent.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Sophie Scholl has a certain quiet dignity that wins its audience popularity honestly.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    Everything about Sophie Scholl screams "martyr" and "saint." Jentsch will have none of it. Hers is a performance of supreme emotional control, yet clear emotional fire. The actress makes the icon human.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Rock solid performances by up-and-coming German actress Julia Jentsch as Sophie and Alexander Held ("Downfall") as Mohr along with an excellent cast of supporting players insure that no one mistakes this for a lifeless docu-drama.

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