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We Need to Talk About Kevin Reviews



out of 100

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Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    As a portrait of a deteriorating state of mind, We Need to Talk About Kevin is a masterful film.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    This is, in a way, a real horror film about everyday things and a disconnected family.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The movie is creepy, but it has no texture or depth. It's like "The Omen" directed by Miranda July.

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