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7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 56 Ratings

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Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

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  1. The cast is excellent, particularly Riley and Morton and, as Joy Division’s brash manager, Toby Kebbell. He’s a great character, bitter and hostile and a scoundrel: a born manager of talent destined to tear itself apart.
  2. Control is director Anton Corbijin's first feature, and he too frequently makes the mistake of falling back on his rock video skills.
  3. 88
    One of the most perceptive of rock music biopics.