Scarecrow 1973

Critics score:
82 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Vincent Canby, New York Times: I assume that Schatzberg and White wanted somehow to ennoble Max and Lionel, but they sentimentalize them. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: There are fine moments, as there would have to be with Hackman and Pacino. Read more

Time Out: Schatzberg throws away the more interesting implications in order to make emotional hay. Read more

Keith Uhlich, Time Out: Hollywood movies have rarely spoken such tough and tender truths. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Periodically interesting but ultimately unsatisfying. Read more