User Score
8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 41 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 40 out of 41
  2. Negative: 0 out of 41

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  1. Jul 5, 2014
    10
    Pleasantville has wonderful acting from Maguire, Witherspoon, Daniels, Macy and Allen. The movie has black and white and color mixed. The movie has a unique style and is suitable for your family. Pleasantville is a work of art that is one of the outstanding movies of the last twenty years.
  2. Sep 22, 2014
    10
    A genuine work of art with award worthy acting and Pleasantville is a one of a kind masterpiece.
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  3. Sep 5, 2014
    10
    Pleasantville has a terrific cast, unique cinematography and engaging story with morals.
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Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 32 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. 80
    Offers effortless charm, wit, and originality in spades.
  2. 70
    Lacks the edge and depth of a truly inspired work.
  3. The movie's simplistic storyline does not match its stunning visual accomplishments: Pleasantville's story is drawn from a palette that's strictly limited to black-and-white.