100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Sicko will scare people, and it probably should.
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Michael Moore intelligently, comically and incisively diagnoses and calls for the treatment of a sick U.S. health care system.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It is not a polemic but a plea.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In a summer of dumb, shameless drivel, Moore delivers a movie of robust mind and heart. You'll laugh till it hurts.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Moore's most assured, least antagonistic and potentially most important film.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Sicko is Moore's best, most focused movie to date -- much more persuasive than the enraged and self-righteous "Fahrenheit 9/11."
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Highly entertaining and informative.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I have only one complaint, and it is this: Every American should be as fortunate as I have been. As Moore makes clear in his film, some 50 million Americans have no insurance and no way to get it.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The Cuban escapade, designed to provoke, backfires when he loses focus by including Cuban firefighters in an homage to 9/11 first responders.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Lots of Sicko stands as boffo political theater, but its major domo lost me by losing his sense of humor.
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74 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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