The Peanut Butter Falcon

critic Reviews

96% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score96%
  • A feelgood adventure brought to life by outstanding performances, The Peanut Butter Falcon finds rich modern resonance in classic American fiction.
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    Andiee PaviourNobody's Reading This But Me
    A mixed set of square pegs becomes a force to be reckoned with.
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    Cain Noble-DaviesFILMINK (Australia)
    ...a parable on the outsider, with a lot of healthy rumination of disability in the mix, but like the best efforts, it doesn't make a big show of 'daring to talk about it'.
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    Robert RotenLaramie Movie Scope
    Writer-directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz have crafted a very pleasing movie that is funny, touching and somewhat uplifting. Too often, we forget there are a lot of good people in the world. This is a movie that celebrates good people.
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    Michael SnydelThe Spool
    Representation for people with genetic disorders still has a long way to go, but this is the rare film that seems to be moving the needle instead of placating the masses.
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    Catherine SpringerAwardsWatch
    LeBeouf's casting was inspired, because his chemistry with Gottsagen lights up the screen and LeBeouf, who has always been a good actor who made bad choices, gets the chance to really show what he can do.
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    Lydia GanThe New Paper (Singapore)
    If you are looking for a feel-good film that lauds the overdue representation of humankind in all its shapes and forms, The Peanut Butter Falcon is the way to go.
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    John LuiThe Straits Times (Singapore)
    The Peanut Butter Falcon is a rambling, ramshackle comedy-drama that like the makeshift boat at the centre of the film, should not float, but does so anyway.
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    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    One of those almost tactile films where you can nearly touch and smell and feel everything on screen - the courageous intimacy feeds an understated narrative, giving room for the performances to drive home the emotion.
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    Graeme TuckettStuff.co.nz
    The Peanut Butter Falcon is an absolute gem.
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    Ruben Peralta RigaudCocalecas
    An undeniably cheerful feature. [Full review in Spanish]
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