Film Critics

Film critics analyze and evaluate film. Their film reviews influence a lot of people’s decision to see a film or not. Know about famous film critics, such as Paul Schrader, Gene Siskel, Pauline Kael, Mark Kermode and Leonard Maltin. This list of famous film critics includes people from United States, England, Italy, Canada, Hungary and many more countries.

 1 Paul Schrader

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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 2 Gene Siskel

Gene Siskel
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter, Film critic
Birthdate: January 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 20, 1999
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 3 Kurt Loder

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Famous As: Film critic
Birthdate: May 5, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 4 Pauline Kael

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Famous As: Film critic, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: June 19, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: September 3, 2001
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 5 Mark Kermode

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Famous As: Television presenter, Musician, Journalist
Birthdate: July 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 6 Rex Reed

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Famous As: Actor, Film actor, Journalist
Birthdate: October 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 7 Richard Roeper

Richard Roeper
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 8 Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin
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Famous As: Journalist, Art historian, Film critic, Screenwriter, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: December 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 9 A. O. Scott

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Famous As: Journalist, Film critic
Birthdate: July 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 10 Harry Knowles

Harry Knowles
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Famous As: Actor, Journalist
Birthdate: December 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 11 James Agee

James Agee
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 16, 1955

 12 Armond White

Armond White
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Famous As: Film critic
Birthdate: April 24, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 13 Wesley Morris

Wesley Morris
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Famous As: writer, film critic, journalist
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Nationality: American

 14 John Lahr

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Famous As: Biographer, Journalist
Birthdate: July 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 15 Kenneth Tynan

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Famous As: Diarist, Theatre critic, Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: July 26, 1980

 16 Bosley Crowther

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Famous As: Journalist, Film critic
Birthdate: July 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: March 7, 1981

 17 David Fricke

David Fricke
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Famous As: Journalist, Writer, Music critic
Birthdate: June 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 18 Janet Maslin

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Famous As: Journalist, Literary critic, Music critic
Birthdate: August 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 19 Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: British

 20 Vincent Canby

Vincent Canby
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: July 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: October 15, 2000

 21 Lionel Trilling

Lionel Trilling
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Famous As: Literary critic, Writer, Novelist, University teacher, Journalist
Birthdate: July 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: November 5, 1975

 22 Scott Ritter

Scott Ritter
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Famous As: Writer, Officer
Birthdate: July 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 23 Jonathan Rosenbaum

Jonathan Rosenbaum
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Famous As: Film critic, Journalist
Birthdate: February 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 24 James Berardinelli

James Berardinelli
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Famous As: Film critic, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: September 25, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 25 Mark Van Doren

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Famous As: Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University teacher, Professor, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: June 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: December 10, 1972

 26 Andrew Sarris

Andrew Sarris
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Famous As: Writer, Film critic, Journalist
Birthdate: October 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: June 20, 2012

 27 Ben Brantley

Ben Brantley
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 28 Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff
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Famous As: Historian, Writer, Music historian, Record producer, Composer, Children's writer, Journalist
Birthdate: June 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: January 7, 2017

 29 Renata Adler

Renata Adler
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Italian

 30 Richard Corliss

Richard Corliss
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Famous As: Journalist, Film critic
Birthdate: March 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: April 23, 2015

 31 Suzy Menkes

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 32 Dwight Macdonald

Dwight Macdonald
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 24, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: December 19, 1982

 33 Kenneth Turan

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 34 John Campea

John Campea
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian

 35 Penelope Gilliatt

Penelope Gilliatt
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: May 9, 1993

 36 Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Kauffmann
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Famous As: Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: April 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 9, 2013

 37 Ennio Flaiano

Ennio Flaiano
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: March 5, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian
Died: November 20, 1972

 38 Béla Balázs

Béla Balázs
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Famous As: Film critic
Birthdate: August 4, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Hungarian
Died: May 17, 1949

 39 Helen Vendler

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Famous As: Literary critic, Poet, Journalist
Birthdate: April 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 40 Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith
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Famous As: novelist, journalist, film critic
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Nationality: American

 41 Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
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Famous As: Film Critic
Birthdate: September 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Russian

 42 Tom Shales

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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 43 Brendan Gill

Brendan Gill
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: October 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 27, 1997

 44 Philip French

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Birthdate: July 31, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: October 27, 2015

 45 Judith Crist

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Famous As: Film critic
Birthdate: May 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: August 7, 2012

 46 Dilys Powell

Dilys Powell
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Famous As: Film Critic
Birthdate: July 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: June 3, 1995

 47 Carlo Lizzani

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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: April 3, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Italian
Died: October 5, 2013

 48 James Agate

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Famous As: Theatre critic
Birthdate: September 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: June 6, 1947

 49 Jay Scott

Jay Scott
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Famous As: Film critic
Birthdate: October 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Canadian
Died: July 30, 1993

 50 John Russell Taylor

John Russell Taylor
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Famous As: writer, journalist, theatre critic, literary critic
Birthdate: June 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
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