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The Big House Reviews

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve
April 7, 2014
It's an outsized, abstracted version of everyday life circa 1930.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
February 12, 2008
A good early prison drama with a strong, Oscar-nominated performance of Wallace Beery as a tough murderer; Beery took over after Lon Chaney's sudden death.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 23, 2008
Despite its flaws, for those who love this genre it's a must see film.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
June 25, 2005
Any niggling doubts about the film disappear in the last twenty minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2003
Great early prison drama from the ever-inventive George Hill.
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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March 26, 2009
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Mordaunt Hall
New York Times
March 25, 2006

May 24, 2003
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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