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Primal Fear Reviews

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1.5/5
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com
October 27, 2006
| Original Score: 2/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
December 4, 2002
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com
June 8, 2004
Bad movie, but Norton's performance makes it worth watching.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt
December 29, 2007
Unfortunately, Primal Fear hasn't aged well; there are wrinkles and pockmarks all over its face.
Full Review | Original Score: 40/100
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record-Chronicle
February 18, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
an ambitious film, but also a somewhat muddled one
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Entertainment Weekly
April 5, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 23, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
June 28, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun
April 15, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
January 25, 2006
Ed Norton is out of this world in his break-out performance.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
February 17, 2005
Memorable for Edward Norton's chilling debut.
| Original Score: 4/5
Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com
January 1, 2000
Consistently entertaining, a fantastic cast, and, most importantly, the film debut of two-time Oscar nominee Edward Norton
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
July 25, 2008
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
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Andrew Ross
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Washington Post
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
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Variety
February 23, 2012
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