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The Ritchie Boys 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.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    This is a film with a story we have not seen before, a story about American troops so unusual it needed a German director to ferret it out.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    These are men who know of what they speak; they're also eloquent, erudite, and funny as hell.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Neil Genzlinger

    Those whose tolerance of Greatest Generation war stories isn't exhausted, not to mention those who still thrive on them, will find the group of men who called themselves the Ritchie Boys good company.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Robert Koehler

    Christian Bauer's engaging The Ritchie Boys captures the excitement, ironies and "good war" feel of World War II.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    A fascinating documentary with a high entertainment quotient thanks to the fact that the film's surviving subjects prove to be some of the most articulate, not to mention wittiest, octogenarians around.

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