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Raintree County Reviews

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
A memorable if generally unsuccessful attempt by MGM to bring back the glory of Gone With the Wind.
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Picture lacks highlight material; even the war scenes don't quite have the necessary impact and the relationship between Taylor and Clift could have been charged up more.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
MGM's attempt to repeat the success of Gone With the Wind turned out to be an elephantine bore.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 30, 2007
At best it's only mildly interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
March 25, 2006
This mammoth color picture, which now runs twelve minutes shy of three hours, gives evidence of being outfitted with every extravagance save a script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
July 13, 2011
The acting of Liz Taylor and Monty Clift is not bad, but MGM's effort to recreate another successful Civil war melodrama in the mold of Gone With the Wind is disppointing for many different reaons.
Full Review | Original Score: C+

May 24, 2003
History as soap.
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TIME Magazine
March 23, 2011
Begins in tedium and ends, 168 leaden minutes later, in apathy.

TV Guide
March 23, 2011
Handsomely mounted and boasts a superb cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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