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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Reviews

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September 11, 2017
Though the real-life Barris has yet to confirm or deny his double life as detailed in his autobiography of the same name, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is an fascinating tale about an even more fascinating guy.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 1, 2011
Well-acted and well-written, for mature teens+.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2008
An intriguing, bizarre and challenging film that invites us into a world filled with larger-than-life characters and strange occurrences.
August 7, 2008
Fact and possible fiction amble to a photo finish as one of pop culture's nuttiest milestones.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2007
Clooney wanted Kaufman's script delivered without corruption or softening. He has overcorrected and made a glum, almost listless movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 14, 2007
Directing a movie is no picnic, but I'll be damned if Mr. Clooney doesn't make it seem like fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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June 24, 2006
Brimming with slightly self-conscious directorial panache, the movie zips between nearly three decades, fantasy and reality without ever really deciding how seriously it wants to take itself.
February 8, 2005
A terrific actor, a handsome movie star and now an accomplished director--damn you, Mr. Clooney, for making it that much more unfair for the average joe likes of myself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 7, 2004
Clooney directs it! How could it be any good?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
June 23, 2004
Noir fantasy with the pop funkiness of '70s game shows
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 3, 2003
Un prodigio narrativo muy diferente a todo lo que suele producir Hollywood, pero no por capricho de un director sino al servicio de una historia y de un punto de vista.
October 19, 2003
Bounces around like the smarter and weirder older brother of Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can.
September 22, 2003
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is freakin' brilliant. Sam Rockwell gives a whack-you-upside-the-head dose of his talent!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 2, 2003
...a one-note character study about an unhappy, insecure, delusional paranoiac, whose assassin gimmick wears thin almost before it gets started.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
August 11, 2003
Because of movies like this, nostalgia just ain't what it used to be.
August 1, 2003
Directing for the first time, Clooney turns out to be a natural when it comes to parody...
July 29, 2003
Clooney has made a stylish debut, wisely making his movie resemble the wacky game shows Barris dreamt up.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 4/5
June 19, 2003
There isn't an emotional connection to the people or actions taking place on screen, and while I was impressed with some of the performances and filmmaking the film as a whole left me cold.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 10, 2003
Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind is the latest, and most promising evolution of Clooney's career. . .
May 1, 2003
Os universos de Chuck Barris e Charlie Kaufman são complementares. E igualmente fascinantes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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