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7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 29 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 29
  2. Negative: 3 out of 29

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  1. Apr 6, 2013
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I'm glad I came along for the ride with Cheyenne. This is one of the best trips I've ever taken. I realize that maybe this film is not for everybody, but for me it hits a lot of the right spots, including most of all, how everyone misunderstands everybody else. As the movie ended, it felt, as Cheyenne said, that "something's not quite right here. I'm not sure what exactly. But something...." Expand
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61

Generally favorable reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. Reviewed by: Mike Scott
    Jan 11, 2013
    40
    There's no "place" in this place, no clear destination -- and no real payoff in a film that stands a cinematic curiosity but little more.
  2. Reviewed by: Joe Williams
    Nov 23, 2012
    63
    Penn has created a colorful tour guide, but in This Must Be the Place, there's no there there.
  3. Reviewed by: Rene Rodriguez
    Nov 15, 2012
    25
    This Must Be the Place is as emotionally zonked-out as its protagonist, and just as difficult to warm up to.