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American Heart Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 31, 2015
It's a pity that the plot culminates in a slew of melodramatic contrivances that leave a lot of strands hanging.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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."
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Todd McCarthy
March 26, 2009
A gritty, well-meaning drama about a father and son on the fringes of society.
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Tom Charity
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Compassionate; moving; heavy-going.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It's time to recognize Mr. Bridges as the most underappreciated great actor of his generation.
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4