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The Misfits Reviews

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January 15, 2013
Marilyn Monroe, the Saint of Nevada Desert. When everything has been said about The Misfits, how bad the film is and all that, she still remains there, a new screen character, MM, the saint. And she haunts you, you'll not forget her.
May 2, 2013
A glorious, brave, imperfect portrait of flawed people yearning for freedom and respect, but pulled by the primal urges of love, lust and pride to trap themselves in cages of their own crafting.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 12, 2015
A gripping and messy ode to the collision of genres, time periods, and personalities.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 31, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 11, 2015
Somehow the flat, arid Nevada landscape mirrors the characters' bleak existence and sets the overall mood of despair and depression.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2015
A problematic but provocative piece of work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2012
Such a fantastic acting showcase that it's easy to lose sight of the fact that a top-shelf talent like John Huston directed.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 23, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
May 13, 2011
It's clumsy at times, and amazingly lucid and potent at others.
November 3, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
The Misfits is about some modern day Reno denizens who have trouble fitting into society...
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 28, 2001
A brave deconstruction of the Wild West's mythos, as well as a searing study of the lingering death of the American Dream.
Read More | Original Score: 82/100
December 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
November 7, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
June 16, 2011
Deconstructs Hollywood's cowboy myth with a mythic Hollywood cast: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and Montgomery Clift. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 12, 2015
John Huston's latter-day western exerts a doomy, morbid fascination that goes beyond what we see on the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 20, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 11, 2015
What a multiple swansong and beautiful accident The Misfits is.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 31, 2006
Powerful character study by Arthur Miller, and a must-see due to Gable, Clift, and Monroe.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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