Jojo Rabbit

critic Reviews

80% Fresh Tomatometer Score80%
  • Jojo Rabbit's blend of irreverent humor and serious ideas definitely won't be to everyone's taste -- but either way, this anti-hate satire is audacious to a fault.
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    Harvey S. KartenBig Apple Reviews
    A bold, original, often hilarious satire at the expense of Nazi Germany.
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    Edward DouglasThe Weekend Warrior
    Sorry, Taika, but you're no Mel Brooks.
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    Carmen PaddockOne Room With A View
    Jojo Rabbit may not bring the bite of [Taika] Waititi's finest projects, but its heart is golden.
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    Evan DosseyMidwest Film Journal
    Setting an anti-hate satire from the perspective of a 10-year-old in Nazi Germany sounds like a questionable task but Waititi & co. nail it.
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    Nestor BentancorNestor Cine Desde Hollywood
    A hilarious, moving and timely dark comedy that ridiculous and denounces hateful ideologies. Waititi has crafted one of the best films of 2019. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Alistair HarknessScotsman
    Taika Waititi's... ability to ridicule the Third Reich with a coming-of-age comedy mostly works by filtering its horrors through the prism of its pre-teen Hitler Youth protagonist.
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    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    The film is solidly well-made, with a terrific cast of comical geniuses romping through the scenery. So while the mood change from wacky to serious feels abrupt, the central story's pathos strikes a chord.
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    Sarah ManvelCritic's Notebook
    There won't be a more important movie this year.
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    Joelle MoniquePaste Magazine
    Combined with larger-than-life characters, splintering tragedy, and a unique coming-of-age journey Jojo Rabbit conveys a message about love's ability to conquer loneliness, and that's a message that's fervently needed.
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    Don KayeDen of Geek
    Even with its robust cast, and Waititi's way with both verbal humor and sight gags, the movie as a whole seems oddly evanescent.
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