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Rebel Without a Cause Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
October 23, 2007
An unmissable film, made with a delirious compassion.
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October 23, 2007
Here is a fairly exciting, suspenseful and provocative, if also occasionally far-fetched, melodrama of unhappy youth on another delinquency kick.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Dean's finest film, hardly surprisingly in that Ray was one of the great '50s directors.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 20, 2006
Like its hero, Rebel Without a Cause desperately wants to say something and doesn't know what it is. If it did know, it would lose its fascination.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
There are some excruciating flashes of accuracy and truth in this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
An indelible vision of a pretty 1950s America with a searing crack in it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4