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True Grit Review

Movies.com Critics

4.0

Dave White Profile

The new old-school Western done right. Read full review

5.0

Jen Yamato Profile

The best film of the year. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    80

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Remaking a cherished movie is not, to borrow a fancy phrase from the dialogue, malum in se - wrong in itself - but there are always losses along with the changes and gains.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    Well-made and acted Coen Brothers remake lacks the humor and resonance that might have made it memorable.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Truer than the John Wayne showpiece and less gritty than the book, this True Grit is just tasty enough to leave movie lovers hungry for a missing spice.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The original "True Grit" might have been eclipsed by John Wayne's larger-than-life persona, but the Coen brothers' remake is an ensemble piece that feels freshly their own.

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