Metacritic Movie Ratings
Undefeated Reviews

4.0

71

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Deftly balancing the students' stories with that of Courtney's, the film creates a fully rounded portrait of a corner of America rarely examined.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    Undefeated is an emotional and effective film.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    For a documentary that's almost engineered to lift your heart, Undefeated is very well done.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's impossible not to root for these guys, or to leave Undefeated without feeling enormously moved by the experience of their joys and disappointments.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJohn Anderson

    One of the reasons documentaries often take so long to make is the filmmakers' need to keep their subject from giving a performance. They want something genuine, something that materializes only when the camera disappears. Nothing Mr. Courtney is says is inaccurate or, God knows, dishonest. But it isn't quite true either.

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