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
    Jim Schembri3AW
    Garland was a complicated mess and Zellweger truly captures her contradictory cocktail of confidence, desperation, ebullience, despair & stage fright. She's a has-been with a crinkled face and a defiant manner eager to reclaim her share of the spotlight.
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    Rick KisonakSeven Days
    Who its intended audience is supposed to be eludes me.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Andiee PaviourNobody's Reading This But Me
    After a six-year hiatus from acting, Renée Zellweger is back with a calibrated bang as a woman for whom pressing Pause was always an impossible luxury.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Linda CookQuad City Times (Davenport, IA)
    Zellweger delivers Oscar-worthy performance in "Judy."
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    Allen AdamsThe Maine Edge
    There's nothing particularly groundbreaking or exciting about the film itself, but Zellweger's performance alone is well worth the price of admission.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Peter GrayThe AU Review
    Renee Zellweger's dedicated turn as a tragic Judy Garland elevates a film working with a tried and true formula to something of genuine wonder.
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    Alexandra MacAaronWomen's Voices for Change
    At once a celebration of an iconic star's courageous last stand and a cautionary tale about a brilliantly talented young girl whose childhood was stolen by an industry that eventually abandoned her.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Betty Jo TuckerReelTalk Movie Reviews
    The last big scene of 'Judy' probably cinches an Oscar for Zellweger, which would be ironic because the real Judy Garland failed to win one for her amazing performance in 'A Star Is Born.'
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Matthew ToomeyABC Radio Brisbane
    The weaknesses in the script are negated by the stunning performance of Renée Zellweger. The casting is perfect and she does a wonderful job capturing Garland's blend of egotism and insecurity.
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    John McDonaldAustralian Financial Review
    Zellweger inhabits the character so comprehensively it's impossible to imagine another actor in the role. This may be because she has had her own share of unpleasant experiences in the spotlight.
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