For 398 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 3.8 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Ruthe Stein's Scores

  • Movies
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Nim's Island
Lowest review score: 0 Dear Wendy
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 55 out of 398
398 movie reviews
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Fascinating and impressively balanced documentary.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An intriguing exploration of New York theater at the height of its glory.
    • 27 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A powerful and disturbing political drama.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Passes by like a dream.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Nightmare-inducing.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A feel-good movie.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A frothy comedy with the most adorable buddies since "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    With a strongly visual director, Ridley Scott ("Blade Runner," "Alien", the film really shows what's involved at this level of combat training.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    If the formula seems a little tired, it still has more sophistication and pizzazz than most action films.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An extremely good picture that, with a little tweaking, might have been a great one.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Worth seeing.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An eerily affecting domestic drama combining elements of "The Lost Weekend'' with "Lost Highway.''
    • 60 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The director has a natural's gift for storytelling and eye for casting.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A well-deserved 2003 Oscar nominee for best foreign-language film.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The Rainmaker has a mostly plausible story, an engaging young courtroom hero (Matt Damon, Hollywood's new cover boy), a giant insurance company as the perfect adversary and the best supporting cast of any movie this year.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Good in their individual scenes, Yakusho and Kusakari are magical together. They convey so much yearning -- not so much for each other as for that extra something to give real meaning to their lives.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Raises the bar for movies geared to teens.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Haunting case study of a romantic obsession.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The film's ambitions are laudable, and it manages to be touching, funny and true to life. It seems ungrateful to ask for anything more.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Bloody good.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    A richly satisfying and darkly funny movie.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    To the extent that this difficult but ultimately rewarding film has a message, it's that you can't run away from who you are.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Sweet and deeply moving.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The film has aged gracefully.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Sad yet offering glimpses of hope.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    An appealingly quirky thriller from Brazil.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Hits a bulls-eye.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Wondrous performances.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    The directors pull off this faux documentary.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Ruthe Stein
    Schizo offers not just the proverbial window into village life in Kazakhstan, but a panoramic view.