80

NPR

He's neither victim nor hero, but a man who, in every conceivable sense, belongs behind bars.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This movie and Hardy's electrifying performance will knock you for a loop.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
The tone is surreal, at once visceral and clinical, making Bronson an unsettling experience: savage, disturbing, and yet somehow fascinating.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Bronson isn’t a story in the traditional sense at all. It’s a meditation on the art of rage - an action painting passing itself off as an action movie.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Tom Hardy gives an amazing performance as Peterson, who took on the nickname Charlie Bronson, after the "Death Wish" actor.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is 92 minutes of rage, acted by Tom Hardy.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Hardy is remarkable, however. This is an actor with a memorably expressive rasp of a voice, both blunt and musical.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
It's lively and vivid but ends up leaving the viewer indifferent to the central character, his life, and his dubious place in British pop culture.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

Despite the artistic flourishes, this is still an utterly repellent look at a psychopath who does not deserve the attention of the filmmakers or the audience.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
It's an assaultive work about an assaultive fellow.
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71 out of 100
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