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88% Calvary Aug 01
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18% Sex Tape $6.1M
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90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

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56% Married: Season 1
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—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
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82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
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Made in America Reviews

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Todd Jorgenson

The tone is too reverential, yet it keeps a pleasant rhythm.

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July 25, 2014
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

While music doesn't take a back seat, it's more of a passenger than a driver. It feels like nonstop music without the generic concert format. But you learn or intuit something in the process.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

July 17, 2014
Mike McGranaghan
Film Racket

While it doesn't make great use of its Opie-meets-Hova potential, the line-up is impressively diverse enough to satisfy music fans.

Full Review Source: Film Racket | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 10, 2014
Brian Orndorf

Doesn't have the screentime to truly address the nation's woes, but it manages to capture despondency and a building sense of hope through the unification of sound.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B-

July 10, 2014
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Not quite a concert documentary, cluttered, but an interesting primer on the state of music circa 2012

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 8, 2014
John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
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Less music-stuffed but more conceptually ambitious than the average music doc.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

July 7, 2014
Henry Northmore
The List

It's a bit too self-congratulatory but does highlight the enormity and impact of staging such a huge event.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2014
Melissa Camacho
Common Sense Media

Jay Z music fest docu fun for music lovers; strong lyrics.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

October 8, 2013
Joe Leydon
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Less than fully satisfying as a conventional performance cavalcade, but sustains considerable interest as a behind-the-scenes overview of a musically and culturally diverse event.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 7, 2013
Jason Gorber

The sentiment is pure, and the assemblage of talent is indeed interesting. What's promising on a cinematic front are the great documentary moments.

Full Review Source: Twitch | Original Score: B-

September 17, 2013
Katherine Monk

It's kind of interesting to watch Opie hang with Jay-Z and Eddie Vedder, but it doesn't really add value to anyone's image. It just feels like we've been given backstage access to a big show and we're being chaperoned every second.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

July 18, 2014
Stephen Silver

Have you long dreamed of watching Skrillex explain his process to Ron Howard? Then "Made in America" was made for you. Otherwise?

Full Review Source: EntertainmentTell | Original Score: 1/5

July 17, 2014
Jason Heller
AV Club
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Bombastic and pedestrian at the same time.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C-

July 10, 2014
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International

The unlikely team-up of rapper/businessman Jay Z and filmmaker Ron Howard doesn't result in odd-couple fireworks. Try familiar yawns instead.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

July 10, 2014
Nick Schager
Village Voice
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A feature-length commercial for the Jay-Z brand.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 8, 2014
Nathan Rabin
The Dissolve

Made In America is an all-too-accurate reflection of the safe, boring, middle-aged politician Jay-Z has become.

Full Review Source: The Dissolve | Original Score: 1/5

July 8, 2014
David D'Arcy
Screen International

Made In America's ode to opportunity and achievement begs for a deeper reality check.

Full Review Source: Screen International

July 7, 2014
David Lee Dallas
Slant Magazine

What could have been a spirited dissection of Jay-Z's optimistic enterprise is instead merely an advertisement for it.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

July 7, 2014
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