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Tyson Review

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4.5

Dave White Profile

It's about Mike Tyson. Read full review

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

  • 5.0
    83

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    A documentary with no pretense of objectivity. Here is Mike Tyson's story in his own words, and it is surprisingly persuasive.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The result is flashy, but the meaning is a bit of a bob and weave.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    What's so affecting about him in the film, though, is that he doesn't seem monstrous at all. To the contrary, Iron Mike, having meted out epic suffering in the ring and other venues, seems to be a man who has suffered genuinely, even terribly, in the course of a life that he never believed would last 40 years.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    It's a sympathetic portrait of a complex man driven by an anger that still bubbles beneath the surface.

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