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79
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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A masterpiece. (9 Jan 1998, p.3D) show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    So good in so many of its parts that there's a temptation to forgive it when it goes wrong. But it does go wrong, insisting on making larger points than its story really should carry, so that at the end, the human qualities of the characters get lost in the significance of it all. And yet there are those moments of brilliance. show more

  • 100
    Empire

    Too many classic set pieces to mention but keep your ears cocked for that immortal line "Mmmm, Juicy Fruit." Certified brilliance. show more

  • 80
    TV Guide

    Jarring and electrifying drama. show more

  • 100
    Variety

    Brilliant cinema theatre. show more

  • 70
    Vincent Canby The New York Times

    A comedy that can't quite support its tragic conclusion, which is too schematic to be honestly moving, but it is acted with such a sense of life that one responds to its demonstration of humanity if not to its programmed metaphors. show more

  • 70
    Dave Kehr Chicago Reader

    This slick and entertaining 1975 film of Ken Kesey's cult novel will inevitably disappoint admirers of director Milos Forman's earlier work. show more

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