Most Likely to Succeed

critic Reviews

71% Fresh Tomatometer Score71%
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Claudia PuigFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I kind of wish [the filmmakers] followed a few more people, because [the subjects] are not all that different.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Michael RechtshaffenLos Angeles Times
    Nevertheless, the film effectively illustrates how the words "Most Likely to Succeed," written under a yearbook photo can serve as both a cheering vote of confidence and an awfully daunting expectation.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Barbara ShulgasserCommon Sense Media
    Docu follows four promising students; some cursing.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Jessica BaxterHammer to Nail
    Most Likely to Succeed depicts real lives, unscripted tragedies, triumphs, roadblocks and boons. Littky's film exposes the lie that we're told: That everyone has an equal shot in this country.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Musanna AhmedFilm Inquiry
    Whilst occasionally letting her film down with some editing choices that put the subjects in a box, Pamela Littky has made a really interesting film on the open-ended definition of success and the ever-shifting approach to pursue it.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Alex SavelievFilm Threat
    I believe the filmmakers thought there would be more to it when they began their endeavor. This is what they got. Sadly, come award season, this doc is not most likely to succeed.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    Ambitious, smart and affecting documentary that follows four disparatehigh school over-achievers ten years past graduation.
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