Tyrannosaur Synopsis
An angry, violent alcoholic (Peter Mullan) finds respite with a woman who hides a painful secret.
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88

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
Built as it is around horrifying moments of intimate violence, the stark British drama Tyrannosaur can be a hard movie to watch. At the...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This isn't the kind of movie that even has hope enough to contain a message. There is no message, only the reality of these wounded...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

The grim drama is undeniably punishing, but Considine's screenplay laces in moments of warm human contact that puncture the harshness like...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The principals are superb, with Mullan and Colman doing a masterful job of inhabiting their separate but equal prisons.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
No walk in the park, Tyrannosaur is a character study steeped in the British (and Irish) tradition of social realism, and the experience of...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie is cruelly frank about the ways damage cascades down to the powerless, but while it's not for the fainthearted (or for animal...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Peter Mullan and Olivia Colman give such hard-as-nails, lived-in performances in this stark drama directed by Irish actor Paddy Considine...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Simon Abrams
The brutality of Tyrannosaur isn't so over the top as to make director Paddy Considine's sympathy for his flawed characters look like a...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The result is a picture that is baldly manipulative yet weirdly sentimental, and while Considine (a fine actor) can write, he is capable...
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
True, the stars are very good at what they do, but so what?
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Rated NR