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My Bodyguard Reviews

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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

That's why I keep coming back to My Bodyguard: It continually reveals new layers of truth about what it's really like to be a teenager, whether an outcast, a bully or the bullied.

Full Review Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Original Score: 4/5

February 14, 2011
Randy White
Common Sense Media

Coming of age story still relevant and engaging.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 2, 2011
Variety Staff
Variety
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In his directorial debut, Tony Bill assembles a truly remarkable cast of youngsters with little or no previous acting experience.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 24, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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A film of ingredients, rather than ideas realized and integrated: it panders on different, disjunctive levels.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 24, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Makepeace is excellent as the slight protagonist, and Baldwin is perfect as the brooding, misunderstood mammoth.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

October 3, 2006
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The message that accompanies the central theme -- Kids are basically Nice -- is that Brute Force Rules.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This movie is fun to watch because it touches memories that are shared by most of us, and because its young characters are recognizable individuals, and not simplified cartoon figures like so many movie teen-agers.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 23, 2004
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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A sweet little movie about characters who really seem to be people, and that sort of verisimilitude is rarer than it ought to be nowadays.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 30, 2004
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Pah-lease...so goofy

| Original Score: 2/5

January 26, 2004
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Does the typical "spiritual uplift" routine without feeling saccharine or insincere.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

July 25, 2002
Mike DeWolfe
Apollo Guide

Twenty years after the fact, My Bodyguard holds up quite well.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 74/100

March 30, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

With affecting performances from Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, and Matt Dillon, this film probes the traumas and challenges of youth.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 30, 2002
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

The film has some merit as a teen revenge fantasy.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 30, 2002
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 3/5

October 22, 2008
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 18, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 2/5

January 13, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 3/5

October 8, 2004
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 3/5

April 2, 2004
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca

| Original Score: 3/5

January 5, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

| Original Score: 3/5

December 24, 2003
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