The Sand Pebbles - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Sand Pebbles Reviews

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
July 16, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 7, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide
September 11, 2001
Classic war tale suffers from unwieldly running time.
| Original Score: 76/100
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org
January 17, 2008
Steve McQueen is great, and Candace Bergen is breathtakingly beautiful.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
March 10, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 30, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
December 26, 2009
The drama wavers between being compelling and reaching too far for greater historical significance, that it loses its bearings.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 16, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
June 2, 2008
A fine old-school picture...elevated further by its progressive themes. [Blu-Ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
November 3, 2008
Underrated Robert Wise classic starring McQueen in his finest acting role.
| Original Score: 5/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
February 9, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 14, 2002
Overlong, moderately entertaining "epic"
| Original Score: 3/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
December 12, 2003
Steve McQueen Rocks!!!!!!!!!
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
March 15, 2011
Steve McQueen gives a dominant performance in Robert Wise's ambitious but flawed period drama, which offers interesting parallels to the US involvment in Vietnam.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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