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To Die For Review

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

  • 5.0
    86

    out of 100

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

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The film's most memorable performance is also its most incongruous: As Jimmy, the teen sap who falls hard for Suzanne, Joaquin Phoenix is dead-eyed yet touchingly vulnerable -- a mush-mouthed angel.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    This movie is no masterpiece, but it is an electric, colorful production that roasts the media and those obsessed by it over an open flame.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Not since Tuesday Weld in "Pretty Poison" has an actress so played off her fresh-faced beauty for such pointed black-comic effect.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Kidman is superb at making Suzanne into someone who is not only stupid, vain and egomaniacal (we've seen that before) but also vulnerably human.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Kidman crafts a characterization of breathtakingly controlled artifice, dead-on timing, dizzyingly precise humor. Her part is a knockout--in every sense of the word. [6 Oct 1995]

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