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8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 35 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 35
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 35
  3. Negative: 2 out of 35

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  1. Aug 24, 2010
    8
    Eric Bana as an Australian schizophrenic psychopath, writes a book whilst inside, flashbacks, gains national notoriety.
    Good dialogue, intense, amusing & good fun throughout.
    I couldn't believe this was Eric Bana at times!! Really convincing performance by the big fella.
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65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. 60
    This fictionalized, frequently stomach-churning biography of Australian criminal Mark Chopper Read features the most bloody ear-severing scene since "Reservoir Dogs."
  2. 75
    An impressionistic portrait of the seductive nature of evil.
  3. Its dabs of dark comedy and stabs of gore, still rings with a sense of the real. It's electric-charged.