Waking the Dead - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Waking the Dead Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
May 15, 2009
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
You can embrace this movie's message, which has less to do with political agendas than basic human decency and the enduring power of love. And if that's not enough to make a film worthwhile, we don't know what is.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Painfully earnest.
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Waking the Dead may put you to sleep.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
A powerful story of love and politics.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Entertainment Weekly
March 24, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A film teeming with riches.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Jessica Winter
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
As shrill as its heroine.
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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
It's a good fit for anyone who loves fine acting.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Waking the Dead is bad in just about every way that a movie can be bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
When we invest emotional capital, we deserve a payoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
I can cite only one unequivocal reason for seeing Waking the Dead, and that's Jennifer Connelly.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4