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Based on 23 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Nunez finds a striking lyricism in simple lives that inspires an uncommonly fine cast and ranks him as a world-class filmmaker. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Worthy but dull. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    An emotionally honest low-ebber that builds to a satisfying wrap-up. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Nunez has a gift for finding the essence, the soul, of his actors. show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The highest compliment I can offer Ulee's Gold is that it plays more like real life than a movie. show more

  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    Nunez's style is quiet, simple and deliberate, but the film never drags. show more

  • 75
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Peter Fonda's the bee's knees in the performance of his career. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The power of an otherwise carefully crafted film is undone by risky and not altogether successful casting. show more

  • 89
    Russell Smith Austin Chronicle

    Fonda brings all of his childhood frustration and angst to the screen in one of the year's most unexpectedly brilliant acting performances. show more

  • 100
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Ulee's Gold is a story of redemption, and Nunez doesn't make redemption look any easier than it is. show more

  • September 18, 2012 vcca1
    Report This User

    Marvelous Story. Another victory for Good over Evil.

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