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The Hunt Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    76

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    An outstanding lead performance by Mads Mikkelsen (who won best actor for the role at Cannes in 2012) anchors this hauntingly layered and nuanced drama of a man falsely accused of a terrible deed.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Boyd van Hoeij

    Mikkelsen impresses here as a warm-hearted man who finds himself caught up in a situation way beyond his control.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Mary Houlihan

    Vinterberg has created a modern horror story about a man’s descent into a Kafkaesque nightmare.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter David Rooney

    Propelled by Mads Mikkelsen’s shattering performance as the blameless man whose life threatens to be destroyed, the film is superbly acted by a cast that never strikes a false note or softens the impact with consolatory sentiment.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This is filmmaking of a high order, even though the production's scale is modest and the climax is not without its facile contrivances.

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