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Battling Butler Reviews

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October 25, 2011
Fails to connect with any powerful punches.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
There's no room for Buster to stretch out; none of the rhythms are remotely like his own.
July 24, 2020
It's the classic mistaken identity ploy mixed with the notion of going to extremes to win the girl - taken a step further and generously served with helpings of absurdity.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
August 5, 2019
A charming work with some surprisingly dynamic boxing scenes that eschews Keaton's usual brand of physical comedy for something more subdued.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 15, 2009
Pugilism and Freud
November 22, 2002
One of the Great Stone Face's lesser vehicles but still worth a look.
| Original Score: 3/5
February 28, 2002
Below par, at least for the unrivaled master of silent comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 21, 2003
Has one of the funniest fight scenes ever filmed
| Original Score: 4/5
August 31, 2019
Battling Butler isn't nearly as uproarious as other Keaton classics, although it's sturdy enough to qualify as a good time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 25, 2019
The fight sequence is a curious anomaly in Keaton's career, which typically found him escaping violence through pluck and creativity and sheer luck, rather than aggression and violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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