Metascore
42

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 23
  2. Negative: 4 out of 23
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  1. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Apr 26, 2013
    25
    Just because two people are miserable doesn’t mean they’re interesting.
  2. Reviewed by: Simon Abrams
    Apr 22, 2013
    25
    This is not the stuff of stirring humanist drama, but rather a bland scenario about boring people that want to mature but have no idea how.
  3. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    Apr 25, 2013
    20
    The glum, episodic and unbelievable Arthur Newman is the film equivalent of a dysfunctional computer sloppily assembled from discarded parts of other machines.
  4. Reviewed by: Henry Barnes
    Apr 22, 2013
    20
    The flat-out dullness of Arthur is the point of Dante Ariola's debut feature, but it's also its undoing.
User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Apr 29, 2013
    9
    Saw the movie last night, was really pleasantly surprised. Colin Firth and Emily Blunt gave excellent performances that make a good story evenSaw the movie last night, was really pleasantly surprised. Colin Firth and Emily Blunt gave excellent performances that make a good story even better. I recommend giving it a shot! Full Review »
  2. Feb 16, 2014
    6
    Thanks in large to the convincing performances of its leads, and despite the incoherent story elements, this is a good movie about runningThanks in large to the convincing performances of its leads, and despite the incoherent story elements, this is a good movie about running away to be somebody you're not, and finally growing up. Full Review »
  3. Apr 30, 2013
    9
    Emily Blunt is hot! I just had to say that. An ordinary man in ordinary circumstance, no shoot 'em ups no nothing. What a fantastic film,Emily Blunt is hot! I just had to say that. An ordinary man in ordinary circumstance, no shoot 'em ups no nothing. What a fantastic film, filled with emotion and pathos. This one will long be remembered. Full Review »