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Dead Man Walking Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

September 7, 2011
Emanuel Levy
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Tim Robbins's balanced yet uncompromising approach refuses to judge any of the characters, including the killer (superlatively played by Sean Penn), instead giving each a fair chance to present their case with dignity and respect.

Full Review Source: Variety | Original Score: 4/5

June 10, 2006

Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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An intelligent, balanced, devastating movie.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

January 31, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Takes us along on the reluctant, difficult, essentially spiritual journey these two unlikely people make together.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 13, 2001
James Berardinelli
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Dead Man Walking could easily be manipulative or exploitative, but it's neither. Instead, this is hard-hitting drama that neither accepts nor offers quarter.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
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A thought-provoking drama not to be missed or dismissed.

January 1, 2000

Washington Post
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An extremely affecting experience

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Tom Keogh
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Robbins, who also wrote the script, is no Truman Capote, let alone a Victor Hugo, and his film trips up constantly on indecisiveness about what it is he's trying to say.

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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It will send you home with more than a few long thoughts.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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is the finest, least compromised film about capital punishment ever advancing a gently stated 'anti' view but going the extra 100 miles to give victims their due.

| Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Absorbing, surprising, technically superb and worth talking about for a long time afterward

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Bruce Reid
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Robbins and Susan Sarandon, have crafted a film that transcends its own political message by a scrupulous attention to detail.

January 1, 2000
Jonathan F. Richards
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Don't go unadvised, and don't plan anything too frivolous for right afterwards. But do go.

January 1, 2000
John Hartl
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A daring stand and a daring, uncompromised film.

January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Acting rarely gets better than this.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Penn gives an astonishing performance and delivers exactly what Dead Man Walking needs.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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The picture is cloudy in intent.

January 1, 2000
Keith Simanton
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Sarandon, who won the Oscar for Best Actress for this role, is superb, but Penn is extraordinary.

January 1, 2000
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Its final moments leave us awash in emotion.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

December 29, 1995
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