Paramount Pictures | Release Date: November 2, 2012 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
76
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 40 Critics
Positive:
33
Mixed:
7
Negative:
0
Watch Now
Stream On
Stream On
80
[Washington's is] a tremendous performance. It's when he is on-screen (most of the time) that Zemeckis' film really, if you'll excuse the expression, takes flight.
80
We get tired of watching Whip fail, and we're caught between dismayed pity and a longing to see him punished. Only a great actor could have pulled off this balancing act. [12 Nov. 2012, p.94]