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Jackie Brown Reviews

March 13, 2007
The tale is filled with funny, gritty Tarantino lowlife gab and a respectable body count, but what is most striking is the film's gallantry and sweetness.
March 13, 2007
Quentin Tarantino puts together a fairly intricate and relatively uninvolving money-smuggling plot, but his cast is so good that you probably won't feel cheated.
March 13, 2007
The film is more Jarmusch than Peckinpah -- its soul is in the minutiae.
March 13, 2007
Offers an abundance of pleasures, especially in the realm of characterization and atmosphere.
February 27, 2007
It's like a scuzz-bucket film noir directed by Stanley Kubrick at his most static-mesmeric.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 9, 2006
Tarantino's finest, most mature movie to date.
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 12, 2002
Beyond the grasp of most directors, this is tour de force stuff -- definitely meriting the price of admission and almost worth the three-year wait.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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
January 1, 2000
Turns out that author Elmore Leonard and director Quentin Tarantino are not the odd couple after all.
January 1, 2000
The flat, self-exposing dud that fate often keeps in store for the initially overpraised.
January 1, 2000
Between Jackson's opining and De Niro's hopeless alibis when he messes up, Jackie is good for a bundle of bloody ho-ho-hos.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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
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
An entertaining diversion, but not a masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
[A] surprisingly sluggish Tarantino piece.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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
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