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The Weight of Water Review

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

  • 3.0
    45

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Contains multiple ax murders, lesbianism, incest, a hanging, and a storm at sea -- yet, despite all of this seemingly enticing material, it's a bore.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The actors are splendid, especially Sarah Polley and Sean Penn, but we never feel confident that these two plots fit together, belong together, or work together.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    In the heaving cross-century swirl of the climax, ''Weight'' makes its point: Jealousy is timeless; Hurley is not.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Loren King

    Despite the deftness with which Bigelow handles the transitions, the modern story never attains the intrigue and tension of the period tale.

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