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The Tiger and the Snow Review

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

  • 2.0
    22

    out of 100

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

  • 0

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    A scorching affront to Italians, Iraqis and the intelligence of movie audiences everywhere.

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  • 0

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    It doesn't seem possible that a film with both the formidable Reno and Waits could be all bad, but The Tiger and the Snow is precisely so.

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  • 20

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    The results are neither profound nor funny, but merely uncomfortable. A hubristic failure at risky humor, The Tiger and the Snow provides Benigni his own Michael Richards moment.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    Perhaps a greater passage of time was needed to provide a more effective historical perspective, but "Tiger" has a bigger problem with a dramatic structure that sags conspicuously in the middle, never to completely correct itself.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety Deborah Young

    Like an Iraq-war mirror image of "Life Is Beautiful," actor-director Roberto Benigni's The Tiger and the Snow re-runs the successful structure and comic persona of the 1998 Oscar-winning film in a trippy fantasia about a poet who follows his love to hell and, in this happier ending, back.

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