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Absence of Malice

1981 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

DramaRomanceThriller

excellentdisturbingethicalultimatepervasive
  • Jini Score
    67%
  • Critics Score
    77%
  • Rating
    6.9/10
  • Box Office
    $ 40 Million
  • Jini Score
    67%
  • Critics Score
    77%
  • Rating
    6.9/10
  • Box Office
    $ 40 Million
excellentdisturbingethicalultimatepervasive

Absence of Malice Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 58%

58%
  • Time Out

    Impeccably liberal in its orientation to issues, his avoids the excesses of Stanley Kramer like telegraphy, only to come up looking aesthetically wet. ( Read More )
  • A splendidly disturbing look at the power of sloppy reporting to inflict harm on the innocent. ( Read More )
  • Time

    Absence of Malice does not invalidate All the Presidents Men. But with entertainment values and a moral sense every bit as high as that films, it observes that there is an underside to journalistic... ( Read More )
  • I not only liked this movie despite its factual and ethical problems Im not even so sure they matter so much to most viewers. ( Read More )
  • Emanuellevy

    Despite good intentions, this uneven drama might disturb women as the journalist played by Sally Field is not only irresponsible but also not very bright; Paul Newman compensates with a strong turn. ( Read More )
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Awards for Absence of Malice
  • Berlin International Film Festival
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Academy Awards, USA
    0 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Globes, USA
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Writers Guild of America, USA
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS