Judy

critic Reviews

83% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score83%
  • Led by a deeply committed performance from Renée Zellweger, Judy captures the waning days of a beloved performer with clear-eyed compassion.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jennifer HeatonAlternative Lens
    ...A sobering portrayal of a star on the decline and an insight into the toll sexism, sexual abuse and the celebrity machine can have on someone's mental health.
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    James MarshRTHK Radio 3
    Renée Zellweger does an absolutely incredible job, not only of performing these iconic musical numbers, but of portraying a woman teetering on the brink of complete physical, mental, psychological collapse.
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    Jorge LoserEspinof
    Renée Zellweger gives an exceptional performance in a film that is unfortunately too erratic to fully serve as a definitive biopic. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Lydia GanThe New Paper (Singapore)
    [Renee Zellweger] plays the late actress-singer-dancer Judy Garland with poise, elegance and show-stopping vocals.
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    Richard James HavisSouth China Morning Post
    A Golden Globe-winning performance from Renée Zellweger as the titular star avoids wallowing in despair, but still manages to convey the very real misery of the embattled entertainer.
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    Judy is probably the first real film of 2019 that screams Oscar and it's all Renée Zellweger. This is one of the must-see performances of the year period.
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    Paul McGuire GrimesKSTP-TV
    Renee Zellweger is stunning. She does all of her own singing and performing but also finds who she was as a person that loved her children and fans.
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    M.V. MoorheadPhoenix Magazine
    The movie is a vehicle for Zellweger's performance. It's hard to escape the sense, of course, that her turn here is an award-bait stunt... But it's a disciplined and rigorous stunt.
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    Alan FrenchWe Bought a Blog
    Zellweger performs the hell out of the role, putting tons of effort into nailing an approximation of the actress.
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    Allison RoseFlickDirect
    Zellweger has one of the most memorable roles of her career playing the adult Garland.
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