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Mister Roberts Reviews

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine
February 10, 2012
Still an expert mix of sentiment, comedy, patriotism and anarchy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
February 10, 2012
Henry Fonda stars, as brilliant as ever.
M. Faust
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
WWII dramedy is a true American classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
James Cagney is simply great as the captain of the ship.
Emanuel Levy
January 31, 2007
Based on the stage hit, Fonda's most popular war movie casts him as the action-driven first officer of the Reluctant, a cargo ship miles away from the battle zone whose route is described by him as "from tedium to apathy" and back again.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
The acting is the only reason to watch it.
Brad Laidman
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Mister Roberts is a movie dedicated to anyone with a boring dead end job who wants to be a hero and has to decide whether to live honorably anyway.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
October 4, 2005
The success of the uninspired movie is a testament to star performances from the talented cast rather than to the film's directors.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
January 14, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Sarah Chauncey
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
May 28, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 24, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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A.H. Weiler
New York Times
May 20, 2003
A strikingly superior entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Brandon Judell
March 3, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
January 7, 2003
Moving, funny film version of the play.
| Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
October 8, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 16, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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