Jojo Rabbit

critic Reviews

79% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score79%
  • 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.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Joe FriarThe Victoria Advocate
    It won't connect with everyone. But if it does, the film by Taika Waititi will take you on a rollercoaster ride filled with emotional ups and downs. One of 2019's best films.
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    Eleanor Ringel CaterSaporta Report (Atlanta)
    The picture doesn't feel like an absolute failure or even a cheat. It's more like a movie with too many ideas that hasn't quite figured out how to pull them all together.
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    Matt WardCinematic Considerations
    Boldly creative in the style of Wes Anderson but with his own satirical quirks, Waititi's Jojo Rabbit is among 2019's best films.
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    Karen M. PetersonCitizen Dame
    Jojo Rabbit is told in a way that could only be done by Taika Waititi, and has become one of the most misunderstood films of the year.
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    Susan GrangerSSG Syndicate
    Edgy and intriguing, reminding younger generations what happened more than 70 years ago.
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    Brett McCrackenThe Gospel Coalition
    Ultimately Jojo is a film about change: the possibility and process of it; how it happens; why it's compelling to watch.
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    Sara ClementsThe Simple Cinephile
    Drawing on his own experiences with prejudice growing up Jewish, writer-director Waititi makes a powerful and humorous satire of Nazi culture, a statement against hate, and a look at the absurdity of violence.
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    Brandy McDonnellThe Oklahoman
    One of the best films of the year, Jojo Rabbit nimbly zips through the full gamut of emotions: It's by turns uproarious, warm, heart-rending, horrifying, silly, surreal, scary and joyous.
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    Piers MarchantArkansas Democrat-Gazette
    The New Zealand director somehow, inexplicably, keeps hitting the right notes to make his peculiar composition work
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    Rebecca MurrayShowbiz Junkies
    Taika Waititi has somehow managed to make a dark comedy with Hitler as one of the lead characters that's thought-provoking and hugely entertaining. It's also irresistible in all its weirdness.
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