They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Reviews

July 12, 2018
The film's problem is that it is almost an embittered celebration of exhaustion.
May 26, 2008
Pollack's adaptation of Horace McCoy's depression era novel has not dated well.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
The acting is strident and overblown, the narrative technique gimmicky and obvious, and the implication that the competitors' situation is a microcosm of a wider-reaching American malaise rather pretentious.
June 25, 2004
Dated, condescending moralizing
January 20, 2004
Overly melodramatic.