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Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie Review

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

  • 4.0
    70

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie is as fair a portrayal the weak-chinned warrior will get — and fairer than he deserves.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice Alan Scherstuhl

    The film is like his life: scabrous, upsetting, kind of moving, funny as hell, alive with hints of how we've become what we are.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    An entertaining, affectionate documentary created by three self-professed fanboys, which proves as nostalgic for the host himself as for a bygone broadcast era, before the reality-TV explosion allowed the inmates to fully take over the asylum.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    This fascinating show-business documentary brings its subject to life, warts and all, in a way that would no doubt have thoroughly pleased him.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    This pull-no-punches portrait shocks and amuses with equal frequency.

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