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American Heart Reviews

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January 31, 2015
It's a pity that the plot culminates in a slew of melodramatic contrivances that leave a lot of strands hanging.
January 31, 2015
Never feels real for a second.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 31, 2015
Not since "Straight Time" with Dustin Hoffman has there been a film that more convincingly depicted the plight of the ex-con in his struggle to earn an honest living than the engaging "American Heart."
January 31, 2015
Although Jack moves across America somehow the character development gets left behind and for a road trip movie to have a stagnant narrative is not a good sign.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 26, 2009
A gritty, well-meaning drama about a father and son on the fringes of society.
April 25, 2006
The film begins as a gritty look at down-and-out lives in Seattle, but becomes a more conventional father-son melodrama, though the acting Jeff Bridges and Edward Furlong is good.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 9, 2006
Compassionate; moving; heavy-going.
July 20, 2003
A gritty tale about a down-and-out father and son who inch toward a loving relationship
May 20, 2003
It's time to recognize Mr. Bridges as the most underappreciated great actor of his generation.
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
October 20, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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