Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    Sep 20, 2012
    90
    The devastating effects of head injuries in sports are detailed in Steve James' wrenching documentary.
  2. Reviewed by: Kevin Jagernauth
    Sep 22, 2012
    83
    It's a deeply humane and moving look at a complex issue that at the very least demands that a conversation begins not about short term fixes, but long term solutions.
  3. Reviewed by: Scott Tobias
    Sep 19, 2012
    83
    Head Games is particularly devastating when it shifts from the NFL and NHL, where brutality and headshots are a given, to girls' soccer and under-14 football leagues, where still-developing young necks and skulls make kids perhaps more vulnerable to head trauma than their professional counterparts.

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