Antwone Fisher Synopsis
A Navy psychiatrist (Denzel Washington) inspires a temperamental sailor (Derek Luke).
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Washington, typically, is rock-solid in front of the camera, conveying ample warmth and sympathy. Behind the camera, he's a relatively...
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Emotionally honest, feel-good saga with a universality that stands out in a season of singularly depressing and cynical Hollywood product.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A deceptively simple movie with a deeply felt message.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Antwone Fisher has a confrontation with his past, and a speech to the mother who abandoned him, and a reunion with his family, that create...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Corny. But it's corny in a way that a Hollywood movie about a boy who just wants to go home ought to be corny. Plus when it's done with...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The uniformly fine performances are a tribute to Washington, who plays the shrink with his customary command.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Intense but dignified.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A safety-first, tried-and-true inspirational story that stays the course right down to its "It's a Wonderful Life" ending.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Affecting but formulaic.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Has warmth and integrity, but it lacks the urgency of a story that had to be told.
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BdayClub

By Thomas8655
A must see on DVD, even after 10 Years!!!...

Antwone Fisher

By patzyratz
very touching,emotional but awesome. will see it again...

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Rated PG-13 | For Language, Child Abuse, Mature Thematic Material and Violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Devastating story of abuse based on real life.
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