The Peanut Butter Falcon Reviews

September 6, 2019
This may have as much to do with the colorful eastern seaboard settings as it does the filmmakers' sensitive handling of the main character's developmental disability; the film feels authentic as well as sincere.
August 28, 2019
LaBeouf's dangerous, rough-hewn charm gives Tyler a compelling edge; he remains one of the most commanding actors of his generation, and he's reason enough to buy into the tale.
August 24, 2019
At its best this big-hearted picture recalls the setting, and feeling, of Jeff Nichols' Huck Finn-indebted coming-of-age fable "Mud."
August 23, 2019
The film's reality-defying, storybook approach to the plot and the characters grows on you.
August 23, 2019
Writer-directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz team up to bring you what is quite possibly the feel-good movie of the year, for good and ill.
August 22, 2019
Life might be imitating art or vice versa, who knows? One thing is certain: The Peanut Butter Falcon is a wonderful piece of art.
August 21, 2019
We can see the full picture clearly, too - so much so, finally, that this easygoing odyssey offers no real surprises.
August 19, 2019
The film is a sweet, funny and heartfelt look at friendship and strength.
August 14, 2019
"The Peanut Butter Falcon" is a nice little movie that barely goes anywhere, but audiences, in a certain mood, might be willing to drift along with it.
August 13, 2019
[T]he film's on-the nose allusions to Twain ultimately contribute to a sense of derivation, undermining the originality of the material and preventing "Falcon" from graduating from good to great.
August 12, 2019
It is lovely, funny, and never condescending.
August 12, 2019
LaBeouf brings the soul to "The Peanut Butter Falcon," while Gottsagen brings the spirit. He has an undeniably charming screen presence, and the actor takes to this starring role with gusto.
August 9, 2019
The Peanut Butter Falcon saves the worst for last, as the plot kicks into gear during the third act and blunts the film's delicate emotional texture into a contrived drumbeat of dull choices.
August 9, 2019
A beautiful story about human connection, heroes, and finding the joy of simply living your truth.
August 8, 2019
This lovely debut feature by Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz trafficks in the pleasure of watching intriguing people working through outlandish problems in unlikely ways. Go in expecting the best and you'll come out smiling.
August 8, 2019
Gottsagen is a disarming performer who creates a sweet and funny character.
August 7, 2019
Sure, Scarlett Johansson could probably have played the role (as well as any of the trees in the background). But if you seek a good example of why diversity in casting and conception makes for a richer cinema landscape, look no further.
March 10, 2019
LaBeouf holds the screen with natural allure, making every twinge of his character's self-reproach, and every instant of his dawning joy, achingly felt. His nuanced performance propels this journey.
March 10, 2019
A feel-good niche indie with its priorities in the right place.