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Sully Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    74

    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

    Sully is an absolute triumph.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Brian Truitt

    Hanks invokes gravitas, deep introspection and even sly wit as Sullenberger, yet the one thing he can’t make up for is the distinct lack of onscreen danger in what could be considered a decently tame disaster film.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Peter Debruge

    With his snowy white hair and moustache to match, Hanks conveys a man confident in his abilities, yet humble in his actions, which could also be said of Eastwood as a director.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Chris Nashawaty

    The reason why the movie works at all is Hanks.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Katie Walsh

    It's a wonderful New York story, and Eastwood takes care to make it a story about the many different people who made it a miracle. That is the emotional core of the film, a celebration of the simple act of reaching out a helping hand without a second thought.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    A vigorous and involving salute to professionalism and being good at your job, Sully vividly portrays the physical realities and human elements in the dramatic safe landing of a crippled US Airways jet on the Hudson River on January 15, 2009.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Clint Eastwood and his collaborators have made one of the best aviation movies ever, although “Apollo 13” — also starring Tom Hanks — comes very close.

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