• Released
  • December 12, 2008
  • R , 4 hr 18 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
  • 39 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The story of revolutionary Ernesto ``Che'' Guevara (Benicio Del Toro) .

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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Che looks dazzling, whether the camera is weaving through a battle or trying to bore into Che's haunted soul. Del Toro stands up to...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The labor applied to Che is apparent, but it would be wrong to characterize the movie as laborious the way it was in, say, 2006's "The Good...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Benicio Del Toro, one of the film's producers, gives a heroic performance, not least because it's self-effacing.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
What this slow-moving but fascinating two-part portrait does do is hunker down in the jungles and mountains of Cuba and (in the second part)...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Che is Soderbergh's most interesting film in years, defiantly eccentric and absorbing at its best.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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If this earnest, two-part biopic with a total running time of 268 minutes sometimes lacks cinematic flair, the straight-ahead,...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As political theater, Che moves from faith to impotence, which is certainly a valid reading of Communism in the 20th century. Yet as drama,...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Che is a mass of contradictions, perhaps like the iconic revolutionary himself.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
What potentially could have been the greatest asset possessed by Che - its unapologetic length - turns into its greatest detriment.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
If Soderbergh's ambition was to make us feel just how dull it would be to a woods-dwelling communist guerrilla, he succeeded.
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Rated R | For some violence