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The Brothers McMullen Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    73

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The romantic troubles of three Irish-Catholic brothers on Long Island don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The movie brings into focus how rare religion and spirituality are in American films.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    This meaty Irish stew isn't arty or elliptical. It ought to connect with anyone who's survived sibling tension or romantic fence-sitting. [9 August 1995, Life, p.5D]

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A clever, amiably low-key mix of family drama and romantic comedy.[18 August 1995, Friday, p.C]

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    You don't have to be Catholic, or Irish, or even American, to "get it." Burns' language, despite originating on Long Island, is universal in appeal and meaning.

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