"A quintessentially American tale; profane, profound, and beautiful."
— Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly
"Regina King delivers a heartfelt and powerful adaptation of Kemp Power's play."
— Linda Marric, NME
"These four actors provide their roles with a bold presence both in their ability to impersonate physically and embody spiritually."
— Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage
"The words and performances are so enlightening your eyes will stay glued to the screen. As a director, King makes a lot of right choices."
— Dwight Brown, National Newspaper Publishers Association
"Regina King’s directorial debut is a quiet and contemplative film, filled with powerful mediations on race, responsibility, and revolution that are both timely and entertaining."
— Joe Lipsett, Consequence of Sound
"Both entertaining and illuminating, the Amazon production draws a tacit line between a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights movement and America's current racial reckoning."
— David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter
"One Night in Miami hits so hard because it remains joyfully, often painfully grounded in what makes a person extraordinary, even when the world isn’t ready for them. Here’s hoping this world is ready for what King has to show it."
— Kate Erbland, IndieWire
"Kemp Powers' thoughtful script gives us an insight into what might have been going on behind the sports and entertainment performances that awed us, and in doing so urges us to look at what's still going on now. Director Regina King's cast delivers some of the best performances of the year, unveiling the hidden pain of public figures. Through a keen focus and confident flow, she unfurls their struggles in a poignant display to show how they live on today."
— Kristy Puchko, IGN