The Assassination of Richard Nixon - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Assassination of Richard Nixon Reviews

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July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 28, 2007
The film manages something quite remarkable, both a compassion for Bicke's wounded sense of life's betrayals, and stark revulsion for the personal logic of his bloody remedy.
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April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 28, 2005
(...) Niels Mueller (...) conduce el relato con seguridad y tensión creciente hacia el inevitable estallido de violencia final.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 1, 2005
There are good things about the movie, but it finally trips itself up on its two-fisted seriousness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 3, 2005
Gets stuck using as its messenger such a wacko.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 26, 2005
It's a small and quiet drama, but it's also one that sucks you in quite smoothly. Penn, as always, is fantastic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 25, 2005
This movie provides a lot of food for thought about true believers who don't mind killing people to achieve their goals.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 19, 2005
By the close you're convinced that there should have been more to the film than what ended up onscreen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 9, 2005
An engaging, thought-provoking drama that is frequently unbearably moving thanks to career best work from Sean Penn.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 9, 2005
A forgotten chapter of history that exposes truths about the American dream worth remembering.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 2, 2005
One of the most successful attempts to tell the tale of an, ultimately, criminal person without ever forcing us to condone his crimes.
| Original Score: 93/100
March 30, 2005
It makes for a grim time at the movies, but also a sobering one because it seeks truth, not sensationalism, in ugliness.
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March 4, 2005
Penn delivers another of the incisive and riveting performances we've come to expect from one of our greatest actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
March 4, 2005
Penn's challenge was to create a distinct character, especially with the shadow of Travis Bickle looming ... he largely succeeds, although he doesn't achieve De Niro's pathos.
February 28, 2005
Penn's agonized performance in this under-the-radar drama is better than his Oscar-winning work in Mystic River.
February 25, 2005
You'll believe a worm can kvetch.
Read More | Original Score: B-
February 20, 2005
A starkly ambitious endeavor for such a fellow, and Mueller pulls it off well, if not perfectly.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
February 17, 2005
The film should be seen for the performances alone.
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