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The Dancer Upstairs Review

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

  • 4.0
    64

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Ambitious and uneven.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    It has an elusive, haunting quality, but it's too long at 133 minutes, and there aren't many movies these days that get more involving as they progress.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Elegantly, even languorously, photographed by Jose Luis Alcaine, who doesn't punch into things but regards them, so that we are invited to think about them. That doesn't mean the movie is slow; it moves with a compelling intensity toward its conclusion.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The movie has a mystery, and moral unease, that lingers.

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