The Straight Story

Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 32 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32

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Critic Reviews

  1. TNT RoughCut
    Reviewed by: Graham Verdon
    50
    A snail-paced story in all of its glorious ... slowness.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 80 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 27
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 27
  3. Negative: 4 out of 27
  1. Mar 23, 2015
    10
    A satisfyingly fine movie which is a good example of drama. There is nothing wrong nor special about it, you may sit down and enjoy a humbleA satisfyingly fine movie which is a good example of drama. There is nothing wrong nor special about it, you may sit down and enjoy a humble well-made movie. Full Review »
  2. Oct 15, 2012
    10
    WHat a great film The Straight story is! Briliant!! I've never watched a film so moving yet so subtle. The acting was amazing and so was theWHat a great film The Straight story is! Briliant!! I've never watched a film so moving yet so subtle. The acting was amazing and so was the simple yet very deep story. Full Review »
  3. Mar 25, 2012
    9
    The Straight Story is so relaxing, poetic, and beautiful in its approach that all people are decent and that the journey is all part of theThe Straight Story is so relaxing, poetic, and beautiful in its approach that all people are decent and that the journey is all part of the final destination. Full Review »