• Network: HBO
  • Series Premiere Date: May 28, 2012
  • Season #: 1
User Score
6.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11

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Metascore
54

Mixed or average reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22
  1. Reviewed by: Mike Hale
    May 29, 2012
    30
    It's a disheartening misfire: a big, bland historical melodrama built on platitudes about honor and the writing life that crams in actual figures and incidents but does little to illuminate them, or to make us care about the romance at its center.
  2. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    May 29, 2012
    70
    HBO's woozy and often intoxicating Hemingway & Gellhorn [is] a sprawling docudrama (overlong at 160 minutes) about glamorous world adventurers whose weapons are words.
  3. Reviewed by: Ed Bark
    May 29, 2012
    83
    Despite some shortcomings, Hemingway & Gellhorn rates as time and money well-spent.