American History X Reviews

August 19, 2011
Norton is an amazing actor, a hot-dog whose delight in transformation is infectious.
June 24, 2006
Two things hold the interest: Norton's astounding performance, and a feeling for the male reality of reactionary working class environments.
October 7, 2002
The problem is that Kaye, who's used to selling cars on TV, shoots Derek the Hater as lovingly as he would a new Volkswagen.
April 12, 2002
What partly redeems American History X from its most preachy excesses -- and makes it worth seeing -- is a brilliant, career-high performance by actor Edward Norton.
February 14, 2001
Though well-intentioned, turns out to be a simplistic and unconvincing look at a serious problem.
January 1, 2000
While this movie is sometimes overbaked, it is the first major studio release in a while to engross wall-to-wall.
January 1, 2000
American History X pulls open the wound of American racism and peers inside!
January 1, 2000
American History X has enough fiery acting and provocative bombast to make its impact felt!
January 1, 2000
Shockingly powerful!
January 1, 2000
A very good film with some dazzling moments and one truly outstanding performance!