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The Patriot Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Many graphic battle scenes, not for all teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
December 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
August 1, 2007
A big-budget epic of the American Revolution, with Mel Gibson, of all people, leading the charge.
Full Review | Original Score: B

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
July 14, 2004
Often melodramatic and manipulative but it is solid, involving filmmaking so one willingly takes the ride it offers.
| Original Score: 4/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chris Gore
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
It's the best film ever made about the Revolutionary War.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
It's a spectacular, well-made epic that I just could not enjoy -- at least not after the first hour.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
It's near sadistic how the film has him going though so much tragedy and self-questioning, but Gibson delivers emotionally.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
August 21, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Luis Martinez
Cinenganos
June 3, 2002
La película está muy bien realizada, pero, por desgracia está realizada al más puro estilo Hollywood.
| Original Score: 8/10
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
O filme apresenta claros indícios de que Roland Emmerich está amadurecendo.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
May 8, 2002
Its convictions may be half-baked, but it has the courage of them.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
A stunning-looking, undeniably compelling but empty-headed shoot 'em up.
| Original Score: B
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
November 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Alex Keen
Trades
November 3, 2001
...an honest depiction of warfare that focuses on characters and symbols.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
October 30, 2001
| Original Score: 6/10
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
October 10, 2001
The American Revolution - in comic book form.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
August 9, 2001
A grand yarn with a sense of the weight of history and an awareness that the winners are often those who have lost the most.
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