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8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 26
  2. Negative: 1 out of 26
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  1. MikeQ
    May 29, 2009
    4
    A two hour movie with one hour of material. Heavy handed, utterly predictable plotting (except for one effective twist that drew laughter). Very good acting.
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84

Universal acclaim - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. 90
    From the film's opening moments you won't be able to guess where the whole thing ultimately ends up and that's one of the many endearing qualities of Revanche.
  2. Reviewed by: Maggie Lee
    50
    Hard luck conspires with bad sex in this unspectacular Austrian tale of crime and punishment.
  3. Reviewed by: Alissa Simon
    70
    In what's essentially a six-hander, the casting is aces. All actors turn in fine, naturalistic perfs, but it would be remiss not to remark on 83-year-old Thanheiser's profoundly moving turn as the grandfather.