Great Expectations - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Great Expectations Reviews

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June 8, 2016
Visually stunning retelling has nudity, lots of swearing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 22, 2013
Cuarón and company end up throwing all the style they've got at the film... to compensate for a perpetually stalled drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
March 30, 2009
In the end, shiny surfaces are just that--surfaces, with nothing necessarily underneath.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 9, 2009
It's a fairly minor film, but quite lovely and successful at creating its own time and place.
August 11, 2003
Charles Dickens' novel has been pared to the bone and set in the present day, and the result is a beautifully shot mess. The characters' motivations could not be any less clear.
| Original Score: D+
February 8, 2003
The film's exectution is more of a tragedy than the story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 1, 2002
his film doesn't have anything to say, it just wants to make a fashion statement: Pretty people should get to do stuff other people don't get to do.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: D
May 31, 2002
Sua 'moral' pode até ser simples, como em todas as fábulas, mas o processo pela qual é 'ensinada' é interessante - e espantosamente otimista.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 1, 2002
The drama has a surface charm and panache that draws out the romantic in all of us.
August 31, 2001
Una obra maestra.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
If this movie were a sandwich, it'd be ham on white bread.
January 1, 2000
a dessert for the eyes and ears. But...in the final analysis this modernization of the Charles Dickens classic has almost nothing to say and next to no emotional impact whatsoever.
March 25, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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