Peter Travers
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For 2,410 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 60% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 38% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Peter Travers' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Ida
Lowest review score: 0 The Dukes of Hazzard
Score distribution:
2,410 movie reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Mad Max: Fury Road kicked my ass hard. It'll kick yours. So get prepped for a new action classic. You won't know what hit you.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Funny, touching, vital.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    To those who see no purpose to this film, I say the purpose is learning not to turn a blind eye. The unique and unforgettable Elephant keeps its eyes wide open.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    It's a first-class ride. All aboard.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Liman keeps the action and surprises coming nonstop. OK, the end is a head-scratcher. Until then, Cruise and Blunt make dying a hugely entertaining game of chance.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Stick your neck out for this Swedish horror show. It's a winner, full of mirth and malice, plus a young romance you'll never see on the Disney Channel.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    No true movie junkie is going to want to miss Side by Side.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    He lacks Scorsese's raw inventiveness, but there's no denying De Niro's skill in keeping this pungent street epic brimming over with action and laughs without sacrificing intimacy. He is a supreme director of actors.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Side Effects is Soderbergh in full, flinty vigor. It's anything but a formula murder mystery.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    The Avengers has it all. And then some. Six superheroes for the price of one ticket... It's also the blockbuster I saw in my head when I imagined a movie that brought together the idols of the Marvel world in one, shiny, stupendously exciting package. It's "Transformers" with a brain, a heart and working sense of humor. Suck on that, Michael Bay. [10 May 2012, p.74]
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Buoyed by a Latin-flavored score and Favreau's knack for improv inspiration, Chef is the perfect antidote to Hollywood junk food. Like the best meals and movies, this irresistible concoction feels good for the soul.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    This movie wins you over, head and heart, without cheating. It's just about perfect.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Broken Flowers may be too low-key for laugh junkies, but Jarmusch fills his sharply observed comedy with wonderful mischief. The mix of humor and heartbreak brings out the best in Murray.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    This remarkable movie will haunt you for a good long time.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Wake up, people. Tarantino lives to cross the line. Is Django Unchained too much? Damn straight. It wouldn't be Tarantino otherwise.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    These two glam stars of French cinema – Riva in 1959's "Hiroshima Mon Amour" and Trintignant in 1966's "A Man and a Woman" – give performances of breathtaking power and beauty. Prepare for an emotional wipeout.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    A film of female empowerment that resonates deeply.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    You'll hoot and holler as it strips down its targets and sticks it to them, hardcore. Baron Cohen is the pure, untamed id of movie comedy.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    It's hot, fierce, funny, vicious and ready to bite, baby.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    You won't know what hit you after watching Tyson. This power punch to the gut is one of the best movies of any kind this year.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Portman's portrait of an artist under siege is unmissable and unforgettable. So is the movie. You won't know what hit you.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Penn, in tandem with the superb cinematographer Eric Gautier (The Motorcycle Diaries), captures the majesty and terror of the wilderness in ways that make you catch your breath.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    This baby dazzles like nothing else anywhere.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Simple story, beautifully told.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Here's a movie that starts in your face and, amazingly, keeps coming at you. That's a good thing.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    This one belongs with the leaders of the scare pack. Isn't it time that we give Romero his due? It's hardly an accident that Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Guillermo del Toro, Simon Pegg and Wes Craven recognize Romero as a master. He is.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    David Fincher's shockingly good film version of Gone Girl is the date-night movie of the decade for couples who dream of destroying one another.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    The movie brims over with action -- check out Alex's run through traffic on the Paris beltway -- but Canet scores a triumph by plumbing the violence of the mind.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Craig gives us James Bond in the fascinating act of inventing himself. This you do not want to miss.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Peter Travers
    Forget "Hero" -- that cult hit was just Zhang Yimou's warm-up for this martial-arts fireball that throws in a lyrical love story, head-spinning fights and dazzling surprises.

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