Patton Synopsis
Biography of controversial World War II hero General George S. Patton.
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Variety

War is hell, and Patton is one hell of a war picture, perhaps one of the most remarkable of its type ever made.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The movie holds up far better than its detractors guessed - splendidly, in fact - not only thanks to Scott's spellbinding acting, but to the...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Still mesmerizes on the strength of George C. Scott's chew-your-behind performance. [5 Nov. 1999, p.6E]
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Patton remains to this day one of Hollywood's most compelling biographical war pictures.
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90

The New York Times

By Vincent Canby
A huge, initially ambivalent but finally adoring, Pop portrait of one of the most brilliant and outrageous American military figures of the...
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Patton is a war movie of unusual depth and a landmark in screen biographies.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Not a war film so much as the story of a personality who has found the right role to play. Scott's theatricality is electrifying.
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Chicago Reader

By Dave Kehr
Patton's personality--conveyed with pointed theatrical flair by George C. Scott--is registered in rich tones of grandeur and megalomania,...
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Entertainment Weekly

George C. Scott's Oscar-winning portrait of the megalomaniacal warrior general is still the glue holding together this blunt study of war as...
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Five Word Review

By USMCCPL049
Classic war movie. !!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Patton

By jwelch5742
It was great film. It had Wonderful performances for George C. Scott. It got great art direction, film editing, sound mixing, Director and wonderful script....

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Rated PG
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Oscar-winning biographical war epic is complex, violent.
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