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The Waiting Room Review

  • Release Date: Sep 28, 2012
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 21 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 5.0
    84

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Scrupulously apolitical, The Waiting Room is the opposite of a polemic like Michael Moore's "Sicko." But by removing any editorial screen, it confronts you head-on with human suffering that a more humane and equitable system might help alleviate.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    What makes The Waiting Room worth visiting is how well it does without the usual narcotizing documentary tactics.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    Inherently unpreachy but making its point more effectively than many participants in the debate can, the film should find vocal advocates in a niche theatrical run.

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