In America Reviews

March 12, 2018
The feelings Sheridan evokes in the last scenes are earned: they encapsulate the whole story. And they stay with you long after it's over.
October 17, 2007
The result is a blend of kitchen-sink and magical realism: sentimental, but well acted and freshly observed.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The pairing of two brilliant, loose-cannon actors gets the film a long way.
August 7, 2004
At its best, the movie has a supernal glow that you can practically warm your hands by.
December 26, 2003
One of the two or three best movies of the year, In America is easily the most emotionally satisfying.
December 19, 2003
There are so many beautiful, tender moments in In America ... that it's easy to forgive Sheridan's manipulative ploys.
December 19, 2003
Deeply moving and funny.
December 12, 2003
In America, on paper, sounds dangerously close to sentimentality, but Sheridan keeps the movie's tone just off-kilter enough to avoid it.
December 12, 2003
Has a simple, undeniable power.
December 12, 2003
An achingly intimate and beautifully observed account of the immigrant experience.