All the Pretty Horses - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

All the Pretty Horses Reviews

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Ted Murphy
December 13, 2009
What is on screen is impressive, even with the sense of something missing.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Bob Grimm
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Gabriel Shanks
Mixed Reviews
December 31, 2002
Part elegy, part romance, and part myth, it's a sweeping paean to the lost West, a dreamy chronicling of the end of an age.
| Original Score: A-
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
August 30, 2002
A soft, dusty, widescreen [old-school western]... an intelligent, sensitive drama with an epic scope, muted narrative and impressionistic heart.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
February 6, 2002
A film of infinite possibility that somehow got reduced to tangible mediocrity.
Full Review | Original Score: short
August 9, 2001
Unfolds carefully over an expansive canvas, with the same feel of involvement as a well-written epic novel.
| Original Score: 3/4

Empire Magazine
March 2, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
a beautifully filmed modern Western that moves at a quick pace, but feels clunky and ill-formed
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
February 7, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Eric D. Snider
December 28, 2000
Thornton's directorial style is one of careful, loving devotion.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
December 27, 2000
It is fun to watch as entertainment and indeed as a work of art.
Full Review
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly
December 27, 2000
Black, who co-starred with Thornton in Sling Blade, is wonderful, stealing scenes and giving the whole production a greater sense of authenticity.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Susan Stark
Detroit News
December 26, 2000
Working from Ted Tally's casually artful script, director Billy Bob Thornton guides Matt Damon, Henry Thomas and Penelope Cruz to their most impressive performances in a major movie yet.
| Original Score: 4/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 26, 2000
Conveys a deep, simple faith that doing the right thing is its own reward.
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
December 25, 2000
An elegiac, visually hypnotic film about love, honor, reverence for nature and the loss of tradition.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Paul Tatara
December 25, 2000
Matt Damon's earthy movie star performance is well worth seeing, but don't go in expecting a sustained sense of drama.
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Alexander Walker
London Evening Standard
December 15, 2003
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Top Critic
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
September 26, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
Marjorie Baumgarten
Anchorage Press
June 12, 2001

Irish Times
May 28, 2001
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
May 18, 2001
Joe Leydon
San Francisco Examiner
February 7, 2001
Jason Anderson
February 7, 2001
Top Critic

Ebert & Roeper
February 7, 2001
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
February 7, 2001
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star
February 7, 2001
Susan Granger
January 1, 2000
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