The Motorcycle Diaries Synopsis
Che Guevara's adventures crossing South America on his motorcycle with his friend Alberto Granado.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
A superb film.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
One thing few will disagree on is the quality of the film's acting, especially by Gael García Bernal as Guevara and Rodrigo de la...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A steady, soulful film experience. It's got poetry to it - the poetry of humanity.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A mesmerizing look at an asthmatic, rich-boy medical student in the act of discovering his insurgent spirit.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
More coming-of-age story than biopic, this Guevara odyssey is a transformative adventure well worth watching.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A convincing, entertaining portrait of the revolutionist as a young man.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There is no great story being told here. Mostly, it is a conventional road movie - a buddy comedy even - about the quests of two likable...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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A smartly scoped story of great personal growth and transformation. It's not hard to see the personality/political basis for Che's later...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
For a movie, this feels inadequate, despite its splendors and, later, its social dismay. It does, however, have the makings of a grand...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Glazed over by its worship of Che Guevara.
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Rated R | For language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Subtly political biopic won't interest most teens.
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