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Based on 30 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a wild, whacked-out wonder. Coenheads rejoice. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Joyously unhinged and outrageously inventive. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Of all unlikely possibilities, the team has finally made a movie that, for them, is on the tepid side. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Devilishly delightful. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Not quite as funny as it wants to be. Mostly, it's just silly. But as always, the Coens are entertaining themselves first.and their quirky individuality has served them and their fans well so far. show more

  • 64
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    For all its originality, O Brother doesn't seem to have a point, or enough spark to distract us from the lack thereof. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A wildly original movie with astonishingly varied moods and influences. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    The film is worth seeing for George Clooney's performance. More than ever he seems like a Clark Gable for our time. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    A clever and satisfyingly abundant entertainment. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    O Brother contains sequences that are wonderful in themselves--lovely short films--but the movie never really shapes itself into a whole. show more

  • February 22, 2014 bonnyvee
    Report This User

    How can you go wrong? Funny script, talented writers and actors...Fantastic! My whole family enjoyed this movie, and still do!

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