Peter Travers
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For 2,301 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 5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Peter Travers' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 Crimes and Misdemeanors
Lowest review score: 0 Jack and Jill
Score distribution:
2,301 movie reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Fighter shapes up as one of the great documentaries of this year, or any other.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Starting with the outrageous and building from there, he ignites a slight love-on-the-run novel, creating a bonfire of a movie that confirms his reputation as the most exciting and innovative filmmaker of his generation.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Like the music, the film is outspoken, roaringly funny, defiantly sexual and relentlessly in your face. I couldn't have liked it more.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Taut, tense and enthralling, as smart and surprising as it protagonist.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    The last days of guilt-free glitz had consequences for more than two white chicks and their boyfriends, and Stillman shows how with delicious malice and unexpected compassion.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Director Richard Eyre has struck gold. Twice. Dench and Winslet are a riveting matchup.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Scorches the screen with a badass bravado all its own. Smart, sexy, funny and dangerous this high-wire act is a movie and a half.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Savor their technique and the sizzling performances of Frances McDormand as an adulterous wife, Dan Hedaya as her vengeful husband and M. Emmet Walsh as a private detective from hell.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 70 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Logue hits every note of humor and heart in his breakthrough role. Don't miss him. He's that good.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    A landmark musical tribute.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    In uniting to honor Arenas, Bardem and Schnabel create something extraordinary.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Paradis sizzles in a star-making role that gleams like one of Gabor's blades. She's a spellbinder.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 77 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    An absolute stunner of a movie.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    The House of Mirth is not one of those teacup and doily movies; it's harsh and disturbing. Davies does superlatively right by Wharton. There's blood on the walls.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    It's a mesmerizing spectacle.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    It's a wild, whacked-out wonder. Coenheads rejoice.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    A movie of prodigious power and feeling that is also high-spirited, hilarious and scorchingly erotic.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    What makes it such a mesmerizing, wickedly witty entertainment is the revealing portrait it paints of an era in which everyone is presumed guilty where greed is concerned... It's an often chilly movie, but the chill cuts to the bone.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    There may be bigger, costlier, weighter films this year. There's none lovelier.
    • Rolling Stone
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Part of the miracle of Robert Altman's triumphantly fierce, funny, moving and innovative Short Cuts is that you can't get this movie out of your head. You keep playing it back to savor its formula-smashing audacity, its peerless performances and its cleareyed view of blasted lives.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Stupendously exciting and emotionally engulfing... With probing intelligence and passionate feeling, Cameron has raised the adventure film very close to the level of art.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Recoing gives a performance that won't soon be forgotten. Neither will Time Out. It's a great movie.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    A ravishing, romantic lark brimming over with style, intelligence and flashing wit.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    This volcanically funny and seriously scary look at America's obsession with guns is meant to shake us up good. And it does.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    It's the Pixar animators who keep grown-ups as riveted as the kids with visual marvels that dazzle and delight.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Has the juice to get its hooks into you, knock you off balance and keep you that way for two hours. It's a triumph for director Sam Mendes. The passion and precision of his Road work is staggering.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Chicago, based on Bob Fosse's Broadway smash, kills.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    This stuff is golden. Directors Brett Morgan and Nanette Burstein make sure the movie goes down like potato chips. It's great fun and compulsively watchable. And don't leave before Dustin Hoffman makes a hilarious appearance as the credits roll.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    Sensational, sicko fun -- you won't believe your eyes -- and just the thing to shake up the creeping conservatism that is draining the vulgar life out of pop culture.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Peter Travers
    This is the untamed Apocalypse that Coppola envisioned in 1979 before money and mental pressures made him fear he had created something too long, too weird and too morally demanding for the masses.