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The Grapes of Wrath Reviews

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November 3, 2015
The Grapes of Wrath is, in fact, the greatest master- piece the screen has ever produced; in it John Ford has established in vivid and inescapable terms the knowledge of good and evil.
January 14, 2013
The Grapes of Wrath is Hollywood's most distinguished offering.
April 27, 2009
The Grapes of Wrath is possibly the best picture ever made from a so-so book.
April 14, 2002
The Grapes of Wrath was often named the greatest American film, until it was dethroned by the re-release of Citizen Kane.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
April 13, 2002
This brilliant film shows us a family of enormous dignity and commitment.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 28, 2010
Classic John Steinbeck adaptation is still powerful.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 22, 2010
The Grapes of Wrath is flawed, but it captures that shiver of panic that grips anyone for whom the money for the next meal is unknown.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 14, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2004
As if Ford had actually photographed the human spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 26, 2009
It is an absorbing, tense melodrama, starkly realistic, and loaded with social and political fireworks.
January 1, 2000
John Ford's adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel is moving and heartfelt, despite its random structure and rambling, overwrought (and overly political) narrative.
| Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2006
Captures the stark plainness of the migrants, stripped to a few possessions, left with innumerable relations and little hope.
June 16, 2003
A solid and moving adaptation of the Steinbeck novel.
| Original Score: 5/5
January 12, 2004
John Ford transforma a trajetória da família Joad em um poderoso manifesto político que, mais de 60 anos depois, mantém-se tragicamente atual.
| Original Score: 5/5
January 30, 2004
A superb film.
Full Review | Original Score: A
March 28, 2004
...one of the most powerful films Hollywood ever made, and just as moving today as it was all those years ago.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
June 6, 2004
Ford delivers Steinbeck's message intact.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 29, 2004
Like a grand Biblical epic, John Ford's film is a triumph on both the political and personal levels.
Full Review | Original Score: 92/100
October 30, 2006
What really solidifies the greatness of The Grapes of Wrath is Ford's ability to blend the personal and political without causing damage to either characters or themes.
Read More | Original Score: 92/100
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