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6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7

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  1. Sep 12, 2011
    3
    There is something off about Brighton Rock. The atmosphere and mood surrounding the action does not match what is going on. Based on a Graham Greene novel, Brighton Rock follows a low level gangsterâ
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57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 24
  2. Negative: 1 out of 24
  1. Reviewed by: Calvin Wilson
    Sep 10, 2011
    75
    Doesn't rise to classic status, but it's an intriguing mood piece.
  2. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    Sep 1, 2011
    75
    While the two leads emerge soulless as melodrama hovers around the edges of the tale, the era is convincingly portrayed and the melancholy mood is hauntingly rendered.
  3. Reviewed by: Dana Stevens
    Aug 28, 2011
    50
    This Brighton Rock doesn't live up to the greatness of the novel (or even, really, the very-goodness of the 1947 movie), but it doesn't betray Greene's book either, which may be all a reasonable reader and filmgoer could ask.