100

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A daring, teeth-grinding experience that doesn't let the viewer rest easy.
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100

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
An extraordinary experience: an original and brilliant combination of comedy, action and sophisticated political comment -- the best American movie of the year thus far.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
This audacious hybrid of cinematic styles is pure entertainment.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Some kind of weird masterpiece...one of the best movies of the year.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
When it comes to rousing action, whip-smart laughs and moral uplift that doesn't pump sunshine up your ass, Three Kings rules.
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88

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
You walk out amazed and refreshed by the way it kicks the assumptions out from under the genre.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Exhilarating, alternately funny and horrific film.
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86

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Russell has combined pathos, terror, and black comedy with a dollop of Hollywood feel-good patriotism to make one of the best studio efforts this year.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
So overstuffed with random fireworks that despite its politics, it's easy to imagine the film getting a four-star rave from Bush or Saddam.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Visual pyrotechnics and dark humor aside, Three Kings rules because it dares to dig for such truths, whether banal or significant.
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82 out of 100
Universal acclaim
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.