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The Crossing Guard Reviews

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January 9, 2009
The movie is dramatically shapeless and pretentious too, but as director, Sean Penn gets powerful performances from his central trio: Nicholson, Anjelica Huston, and David Morse.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 22, 2008
So-so character study directed by Sean Penn, featuring Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 11, 2007
Thoroughly uneven yet mostly compelling...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 13, 2007
I came to value the clumsy moments in which Penn seemed to be groping for truth and meaning along with the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 23, 2006
Moving, unpredictable and psychologically complex.
| Original Score: 9/10
January 10, 2006
Deep, dark and memorable.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2005
Haunting character study by Nicholson in a grim, effective film.
| Original Score: 4/5
April 3, 2005
Sober, serious and rough. Nicholson's in rare form.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 18, 2003
Wonderful drama about loss with powerful performances
| Original Score: 4/5
August 21, 2002
Offers a penetrating look at the unsettling dynamics of grief and guilt.
January 1, 2000
though Penn doesn't always seem to know where he's going, his movie doesn't altogether miss its destination.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 29, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 1, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
March 8, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
April 10, 2003
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
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