• R, 2 hr. 8 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Martin Scorsese
    In Theaters:
    Dec 19, 1980 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 1, 2000
  • United Artists

Critic Review - Variety

Martin Scorsese makes pictures about the kinds of people you wouldn't want to know.

March 14, 2007 Full Review Source: Variety | Comments (125)
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Chetan Tiru

Seriously... go to hell.

Mar 20 - 02:47 PM

The Stunner

Tiago Paulo

such painfully, unbearably stupid comments...
consensus: to like everything everyone likes = knowledge about cinema.

Jun 4 - 04:36 PM

Carl H.

Carl Houlihan

dude half the movies i check up on here have you bashing people who are having a go at the critic, sort of ironic, anyway watching films about people we wouldn't want to meet make for throughly enjoyable movie watching in my opinion.

Jul 19 - 06:50 PM

Nael Nabil

Nael Nabil

you are totally true

Oct 17 - 12:57 PM

Andre T.

Andre Tarquinio

Wow Stunner you really have no life I guess I mean you have commented on practically every movie on here, but you never even comment on the movie you just decide that you have the right to mock other people's comments despite the fact that they are stating their opinion have fun being idiotic and commenting on movies all day.

Aug 14 - 03:04 PM


Aaron Yovanovits

It's "stunning" how much of a douche bag he is.

Sep 26 - 11:03 PM

Armond Whites No. 1 Fan

Tyler Parke

I agree that The Stunner is a faggot as much as the next person, but I'd barely say any of these bashers are "stating their opinions".

Dec 11 - 05:33 AM


Dayne Rzeszkowski

Whilst I agree that 'you suck' and 'go to hell' are not intelligent rebuttals, it's just as absurd that you scout around universally acclaimed movies trying to undermine people who are simply having their say. Are you really going to back this critic over what is now universal, objective critical acclaim for this movie?

No matter how sweeping, irrelevant or brief a post like 'go to hell' may sound to you personally, it is irrelevant to the fact that Dragonfish222000 is correct.

Not everyone has to like everything, but for a top critic to not be able to give this film 3/5 stars is an outright joke, and some people just can't be bothered to write a detailed response/deconstruction/rebuttal and therefore cut to the chase of the gist of what they wish to say.

Unfortunately for YOU, I am not one of those people, I'll write until I'm satisfied I've made a solid point based on logic, observation and factual rationale.

Dragonfish and all the others on here peaking at the review (rightfully so, a critic doesn't need to give a film 5 stars to 'fresh' it, ergo - they are blatantly foolish if this didn't score 3/5 for them) have merit, you simply scouting good movies and trying to undermine and belittle them for doing so is predictable, contrarian bullsh1t that nobody has time for, and is blatantly transparent.

You are a wannabe intellect IMO.

Oct 15 - 10:10 AM

Jacob Hall

Jacob Hall

Film ratings are absolutely and completely subjective. Not everyone, including some top critics (which I might add you're not), won't like Raging Bull. There is no such thing as "universal, objective critical acclaim for a movie".

Jun 26 - 04:59 PM


Kenneth W.

Being a contrarian follows the exact kind of flawed logic.

Oct 17 - 04:29 PM

Bye bye

Steven Bailey

Thank God the stunner left. What a douche.

Mar 18 - 03:01 PM

Cole Jaeger

Cole Jaeger

This review is actually positive if you read it RT got it wrong

Apr 6 - 05:45 PM


dana henson

Are you sure you watched Raging Bull?

Apr 14 - 03:06 PM


James Moss

Raging Bull gets a score of 3 out of 100 from you? You must be straved for attention and have low self-esteem.

Apr 14 - 05:49 PM


Edmund Davis

Not really sure if negative review .. Just worried about box-office potential

Apr 16 - 10:46 AM


C.S. Strowbridge

I know. It sounded pretty positive to me. Metacritic said it was a 7 out of 10.

Feb 16 - 11:44 PM


Miguel Monteiro

you are an idiot

Apr 27 - 09:48 AM


Vito Gillis

Worse than The Lost World: Jurassic Park? Hmm. No.

May 30 - 10:50 AM


Gregory Bruno

Jun 25 - 12:08 PM


steve metz

Possibly the most ridiculous criticism of a film I've ever read lol

Jun 29 - 10:53 PM

Johnny Carcinogen

Kevin Loney

How do you still have a job? Who are you to decide the "kinds of people" we want, or do not want, to know? You are a "film critic," nothing more.

Jul 16 - 02:15 AM


steve murphy

i should kill you. you give both this movie and goodfellas a rotten rating? i give you a *** bandit rating. good day to you sir.

Jul 18 - 12:43 PM


Eric McDonald


Apr 14 - 08:03 PM

Steve Kenna

Steve Kenna


Feb 18 - 10:19 AM

electric mud

Landon Earls

Aug 13 - 06:24 PM


Dr Shock

I'm speechless...fire yourself....you as a critic is kinda like a clown that dresses up but doesnt want to entertain anyone but instead causes pain

Sep 1 - 04:58 PM


Aaron Akindahunsi

dude!what the hell are you talking about...what kind of critic are you? this film is great!!!!!!!!!

Sep 5 - 01:28 PM


Joey Z

You don't have to want to know him.

Sep 5 - 05:16 PM


Lee Holloway

Nov 2 - 07:27 AM


Jonny Petersson

Nov 5 - 12:01 PM


scott herzog

you seem to be alone on this opinion

Dec 5 - 01:15 AM


Trevor Cameron

Dec 19 - 01:04 AM


Seth Lichtenstein

What a piece of **** critic. He didn't say anything intelligent or correct in that entire review.

Dec 19 - 11:59 AM


Karl Barnes

One of the most stupid reviews on this site. Oh, this film is about someone nobody likes, therefore it is a poor film! Terrible terrible review

Jan 7 - 01:04 PM


Dayne Rzeszkowski

Haha, imagine if he reviewed a film about HITLER!

Oct 15 - 10:13 AM

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