The People Vs. Larry Flynt Reviews

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February 8, 2003
Harrelson's finest moment and Love's only moment.
January 30, 2003
January 4, 2003
October 15, 2002
Leave it to a European sophisticate to make an inspirational film about America's demon prince of sleaze.
September 10, 2002
Three superior performances and the worthy message it supports make this movie well worth seeing, but it surely could have been more consistent.
June 18, 2002
It's a modern-day Capra film, about an unorthodox businessman who's persecuted for his originality but eventually is recognized for the lovable, rugged American individualist he truly is.
April 12, 2002
Thanks to the light humour, it's consistently engaging; yet minus that darker shading, it's never fully convincing.
February 27, 2001
Good things can come from bad people, and Larry Flynt is a perfect example of this unlikely paradox.
February 14, 2001
In its excesses and extravagances, its fascination with sex, religion, celebrity, bad taste and making a whole lot of money, there is no more American story than that of combative pornographer and Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt.
January 1, 2000
You may have never thought about someone like Flynt being the guardian of your liberty, but in Harrelson's sympathetic portrayal of Flynt, he makes a compelling and cogent case.
January 1, 2000
Like 12 Angry Men, it's a civics lesson that will still be regaling film enthusiasts four decades hence.
January 1, 2000
This film leaves the viewer struggling with a variety of moral questions, and that's probably a good thing.
January 1, 2000
An enormously entertaining and surprisingly touching bio-pic.
January 1, 2000
You don't have to like the man to support his struggles and enjoy this dramatization of them.
January 1, 2000
This completely satisfying film has it all -- a fantastic true story, great adaptation and wonderful performances.
January 1, 2000
Love proves she is not a rock star pretending to act, but a true actress, and Harrelson matches her with his portrait of a man who has one thing on his mind, and never changes it.
January 1, 2000
The story may be candy-coated, but it's still delicious candy.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Woody Harrelson, a rare movie star who doesn't mind playing repulsive, is a powerhouse as Flynt.
January 1, 2000
If, as Flynt protests, he's really only guilty of bad taste, perhaps Forman is, as well.
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