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Jackie Brown Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Scene by scene, Jackie Brown is amusing, but after two hours, it seems sluggish, and at that point still has a half-hour to go.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 6, 2004
As an exercise in style, Jackie Brown is a refinement of the innovative elements Tarantino employed in the Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
A surprisingly mediocre movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
For all its enthusiasm, this film isn't sharp enough to afford all the time it wastes on small talk, long drives, trips to the mall and favorite songs played on car radios.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
The flat, self-exposing dud that fate often keeps in store for the initially overpraised.
January 1, 2000
[Tarantino] wanted to give Grier a role worthy of her, and he has. If only he'd given her a movie worthy of her as well.
January 1, 2000
[A] surprisingly sluggish Tarantino piece.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The movie takes 150 minutes to tell what should have been a 90-minute story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 14, 2001
A leisurely and easygoing diversion that goes down easy enough but is far from compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 7, 2004
Working from an Elmore Leonard novel, Tarantino has created a gangster fiction that is never larger than life and sometimes smaller.
April 27, 2018
Surprisingly, Tarantino displays less confidence assembling it than he did in the earlier film. At more than two hours, it's simply too long, or at least it seems so.
September 11, 2017
Pam Grier is at her best recapturing the type of role that made her a bonafide star in '70s blaxploitation movies like Foxy Brown...
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 12, 2010
Loaded with all the crisp dialogue, trademark camera work, and memorable characters that we've come to expect from every Tarantino film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 27, 2005
Those who were waiting to see Quentin Tarantino, a k a the most annoying man in Hollywood, fall flat on his face are likely to be disappointed with Jackie Brown.
Read More | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
This is the movie that proves Tarantino is the real thing, and not just a two-film wonder boy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
An entertaining diversion, but not a masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 23, 2015
Quentin Tarantino had a lot to live up to with this release and while he has not made a movie that has matched his previous successes, Jackie Brown is still a great film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2007
Offers an abundance of pleasures, especially in the realm of characterization and atmosphere.
January 1, 2000
Overall, Tarantino has made an acceptable film, even if it is over two and a half hours long.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/8
September 24, 2007
Consider it a superb Elmore Leonard adaptation by a filmmaker who knows how to serve someone else's material while making it his own.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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