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The Two Jakes Review

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

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Julie Salamon

    It's ended up a weak imitation of the original. [09 Aug 1990]

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    The Two Jakes turns out to be a surprisingly rich movie - if you're willing to spend 138 minutes on what is essentially a psychological study. [10 Aug 1990]

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The Two Jakes is competent and watchable.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It's an exquisite short story about a mood, and a time, and a couple of guys who are blind-sided by love.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Gene Siskel

    Jack Nicholson's impressive, convoluted and moody sequel to Chinatown. [10 Aug 1990]

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