Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer Reviews

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January 28, 2019
Triumphs as a rather good melding of true-crime story and courtroom drama, with a chilling and direct message sure to trigger many and shock many more.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 13, 2018
The film may be preaching to the people who already believe that abortion is the taking of the most innocent of human lives, but perhaps it will inform and change some hearts.
November 27, 2018
[The filmmakers] had an axe to grind. So they spend time tying themselves into knots justifying that perspective with an amateurish movie than trying to tell the story well and honestly.
October 25, 2018
Seriously lacking in local authenticity, while also propagating multiple false myths that came out of the Kermit Gosnell saga (Philadelphia Weekly)
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 19, 2018
An amazing film about the arrest and trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell who performed abortions under the most dire and unsanitary conditions. Whether Pro-Life or Pro-Choice this movie should be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 19, 2018
The events in Searcy's film demand to be taken seriously. The way he portrays them, sometimes, cannot.
October 19, 2018
Tells a story worth telling, and does so reasonably well, but while it avoids actual preaching, it's still addressed to the choir. That doesn't make it a bad film, but it could have been a better one.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 17, 2018
Properly ghoulish fact-based anti-abortion snooze-fest/sermon that preaches only to the choir.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 13, 2018
If you're not an avid right-wing media consumer, however, there's very little here to make this average effort extra-special.
October 11, 2018
The film never loses sight of the choir to which it is plainly preaching.
October 11, 2018
Perhaps we should be glad that mainstream Hollywood, just like the mainstream media, had no interest in this story. It's almost impossible to believe they would have told it so well.
October 9, 2018
Well-acted and compelling. Even without going full-on graphic, the film achieves real power.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 8, 2018
Gosnell delivers one of the most chilling portraits of evil we've seen in ages.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 5, 2018
An effective true crime story that occasionally loses its way, but is able to get back on course enough to have an impact on the audience.
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