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The Boys from Brazil Reviews

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January 5, 2015
This is a terrifically chilling entertainment, one that deserves a spot alongside the best paranoid thrillers of the 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 27, 2009
Fast-paced, gripping and totally ludicrous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 27, 2009
Dark thriller that does its best but ultimately doesn't completely convince.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 27, 2009
The plot is less suspenseful than the overacting contest between the two leads, Laurence Olivier and Gregory Peck, who spend most of their screen time one-upping each other in affectations.
March 26, 2009
With two excellent antagonists in Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, The Boys from Brazil presents a gripping, suspenseful drama for nearly all of its two hours -- then lets go at the end and falls into a heap.
March 3, 2008
It's more a silly and unbelievable pic than a bad one, but very watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 11, 2007
The film loses the little credibility that Ira Levin's potboiler had, but helmer Schaffner was smart to cast Olivier as Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal and to surround him with superb actors
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 16, 2006
Schaffner conduz a trama com segurança absoluta, permitindo que o espectador junte as peças do quebra-cabeças ao mesmo tempo em que seu diligente e improvável herói, vivido de forma espetacular por Olivier (mas Peck também merece aplausos).
| Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The answer should have made a great thriller, but the film is sunk by a series of preposterous performances.
September 24, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 18, 2004
Gregory Peck is miscast, but the film is entertaining enough.
| Original Score: 3/5
April 2, 2003
Too funny to dislike.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 13, 2003
Intriguing tale about nazi war criminals cloning Hitler.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2002
Now, if only Uta Hagen and Rosemary Harris were rolling on the floor next to them, Boys From Brazil would have been an bigger scream.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 26, 2002
...given the caliber of the cast and crew, it should have been a whole lot better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 14, 2001
South America is turned into a virtual sci-fi lab for the creation of ninety-four versions of the Der Fuhrer in Franklin J. Schaffner's campy The Boys From Brazil.
Read More | Original Score: 51/100
January 1, 2000
A fun curiosity of a movie.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
June 1, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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