100

TV Guide

Captures the sleazy allure of Manhattan like no other film.
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100

Portland Oregonian

By Kim Morgan
Can a film so expertly capture the odious and bitter that it becomes deliciously, disgustingly beautiful? Yes, if that film is 1957's Sweet Smell of Success.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Everyone raves about this 1957 film -- and everyone's right.
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100

The New York Times

By Dana Stevens
Its pleasures are almost obscenely abundant.
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80

Variety

It's a no-holds-barred account of the sadistic fourth estater played cunningly by Burt Lancaster.
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100 out of 100

Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.