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Witness Review

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

  • 4.0
    76

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    This is, first of all, an electrifying and poignant love story....And it is also one hell of a thriller.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Vincent Canby

    It's not really awful, but it's not much fun. It's pretty to look at and it contains a number of good performances, but there is something exhausting about its neat balancing of opposing manners and values.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Time Richard Schickel

    Witness, which is one of the most originally conceived and gracefully made suspense dramas of recent years, to work into edgy juxtaposition the representatives of two subcultures that are ordinarily mutually exclusive.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Witness states its position about clashing cultures with eloquence.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Gene Siskel

    Witness" is both exciting and thoughtful.... And just as important to moviegoers, Witness is a genuinely gripping thriller. [08 Feb 1985]

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