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1.

a masterpiece, true art

9/10
Author: pf9 on 6 February 1999
2.

One of the year's best films; brilliantly acted and directed. **** (out of four)

9/10
Author: Blake French (baffilmcritic@cs.com) on 27 December 2000
3.

What it is to be a man

9/10
Author: Linda Linguvic on 5 January 1999
4.

A disturbing examination of the fruits of abusive parenting.

8/10
Author: lewwarden on 12 October 2005
5.

Great performances make this small indie effort

Author: DJR-7 on 8 July 1999
6.

A great piece of acting

10/10
Author: jarsulo on 24 December 2005
7.

Deep, complex, depressing

Author: Andrew DiMonte (NoArrow) on 17 April 2004
8.

A great study in despair

Author: Tom McAnn on 20 February 2002
9.

Intense, raw, and uncomfortable

8/10
Author: jakasper1 on 14 May 2007
10.

Affliction Clearly Schrader's Best Film To Date

9/10
Author: CitizenCaine on 25 November 2009
11.

What did you expect?

8/10
Author: pamsfriend on 23 June 2007
12.

Bleak, shocking, and brutal portrayals of men behaving badly.

10/10
Author: india-3 on 13 May 2000
13.

Only for Purists

8/10
Author: dansview on 16 October 2013
14.

refund, please

2/10
Author: Pandora Peel on 17 March 1999
15.

A sensitive, gritty portrait of one man trying to hang on.

8/10
Author: Nat-24 on 2 February 2000
16.

A good character study on inner afflictions

7/10
Author: jdkraus on 25 May 2013
17.

"Unsentimental and heartfelt indie..."

8/10
Author: Sindre Kaspersen on 25 February 2013
18.

Depressing, but, Moving...

9/10
Author: nama chakravorty on 13 August 2010
19.

A low-key, character driven film about a life in turmoil

Author: Graham Greene on 30 April 2008
20.

Haunting and disturbing

7/10
Author: jpm610 on 30 December 2005
21.

Life can be our worst affliction.

Author: Rupert-17 on 5 September 2001
22.

Good but flawed

Author: Anonymous on 2 September 1999
23.

Devastatingly brilliant

Author: ametaphysicalshark on 22 July 2008
24.

Character Study Extraordinaire

8/10
Author: Tony-114 on 6 March 1999
25.

Powerful performance by Nolte

8/10
Author: rosscinema on 19 May 2003
26.

A Child Cast as a Man

9/10
Author: slonob on 24 November 2002
27.

An American Classic

10/10
Author: cormac_zoso on 10 August 2012
28.

Blistering, unflinching.

8/10
Author: Rockwell_Cronenberg on 31 March 2012
29.

Well Acted, But Unrelentingly Grim

7/10
Author: evanston_dad on 21 June 2010
30.

One man's destiny

8/10
Author: larrymoto on 23 July 2008
31.

Outstanding Acting

7/10
Author: Falcon-51 on 27 April 2000
32.

Deep rooted anger causes a man to unravel.

7/10
Author: Michael O'Keefe on 26 April 2000
33.

Not that bad once you watch the whole thing.

7/10
Author: (nocturnalgirl27@aol.com) on 25 April 2000
34.

Nolte is film's main strength

Author: Vlad B. on 21 January 2000
35.

A disturbing film

Author: ary luiz dalazen jr. (ajr@fortalnet.com.br) on 5 October 1999
36.

Definitely not a "feel-good" movie, but...

Author: MovieAlien on 11 September 1999
37.

Can't get it out of my mind

Author: StevieGB on 29 June 1999
38.

Nolte isn't enough

Author: Daniel Marrin on 30 March 1999
39.

Sins of the Fathers.

6/10
Author: Robert J. Maxwell (rmax304823@yahoo.com) on 4 May 2008
40.

Mostly likable and different

8/10
Author: jeremy3 on 31 March 2007
41.

when life was - and still is - bleak

7/10
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) on 16 February 2007
42.

based on the novel...

10/10
Author: MarieGabrielle on 17 September 2006
43.

based on the novel...

10/10
Author: MarieGabrielle on 17 September 2006
44.

Awesome depiction of small town madness

10/10
Author: ereinion on 30 April 2006
45.

Is there no end to it?

7/10
Author: jannagal on 2 January 2004
46.

A truly remarkable film...

8/10
Author: Kotter-4 on 18 January 2001
47.

worth watching just for Nick Nolte's and Jame's Coburn's powerhouse performances.

8/10
Author: cygnus x-1 on 18 January 2000
48.

END OF FILM.......MAJOR SPOILERS!!!!!!!!!

Author: LONE SOLO on 25 December 1999
49.

Superb drama - Great acting

8/10
Author: Brian J. Smith on 13 November 1999
50.

Amazing, brutal, bleak, not for everybody

8/10
Author: Reel07 on 7 July 1999

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