Rebel Without a Cause 1955

Critics score:
96 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: There are some excruciating flashes of accuracy and truth in this film. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: An unmissable film, made with a delirious compassion. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Like its hero, Rebel Without a Cause desperately wants to say something and doesn't know what it is. If it did know, it would lose its fascination. Read more

Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle: An indelible vision of a pretty 1950s America with a searing crack in it. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: Dean's finest film, hardly surprisingly in that Ray was one of the great '50s directors. Read more

Robert J. Landry, Variety: Here is a fairly exciting, suspenseful and provocative, if also occasionally far-fetched, melodrama of unhappy youth on another delinquency kick. Read more