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The Best Years of Our Lives Reviews

November 5, 2013
While the acting is stilted and the writing melodramatic, the earnestness of the stories shines through, even though the movie has long surpassed its expiration date.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 5, 2013
The Best Years of Our Lives may be seen as square against its postwar best picture rival It's a Wonderful Life, just as How Green Was My Valley now seems against Citizen Kane, but you'd have to be blind not to recognize its unflinching achievements.
March 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5