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Meet John Doe Reviews

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August 10, 2014
[VIDEO ESSAY] Wikipedia lists "Meet John Doe" as an "American comedy film." How wrong they are.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 16, 2011
Journalistic ethics are only a small aspect of the film, but the implications are long-ranging.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 13, 2011
Capra's films work because he believed with his whole heart in his cornball agendas.
December 28, 2010
It's pure Capra, run through with the tension between idealism and corruption...
December 21, 2010
...the political and social ramifications are just as topical today as they were seventy years ago.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
July 2, 2007
Capra's political parable is problematic parables, from his contradictory approach to the "little people" to the right-wing elements to the compromised ending, in which Cooper is stopped from committing suicide.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2004
Classic Capra and Cooper still makes statements.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2002
Frank Capra's most ambitious and disturbing film, Meet John Doe is possibly more relevant today than when it first appeared in 1941.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
October 14, 2002
This vintage Capra film is the sort of sentimental thing that only he could get away with.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
Meet John Doe (1941) is a wonderful, but dark Frank Capra populist melodramatic tale about the common man. The sentimental film is often grouped
May 2, 2009
Além de trazer aquela que é provavelmente a pior cena dirigida por Capra em sua carreira (o monólogo de Regis Toomey na prefeitura), o filme é um água com açúcar repleto de diálogos patriotas/cristãos patéticos, artificiais e piegas.
| Original Score: 1/5
June 27, 2006
It was hard to stomach.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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