Eleven Men Out (Strakarnir okkar)
Eleven Men Out (Strakarnir okkar) (2007)

A sports star's career takes a sudden roller coaster ride when he makes a very unexpected announcement in this comedy from Iceland. Ottar Thor (Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson) is a well-known soccer player whose life off the field isn't as… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 4, 2008
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard James Havis
Hollywood Reporter

[Eleven Men Out] thoughtful and funny characters, something that should give this droll drama appeal beyond a niche gay audience.

Jay Antani
Boxoffice Magazine

If you detect anything fresh or original in terms of character or story development, you're probably not watching this movie.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Although a very serious subject, it is often approached with comedy. This one is more successful than a lot of television sitcoms have been in conveying the challenge and the rewards of the spiritual practice of openness.

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Dennis Harvey

A non-pandering crowd-pleaser whose character quirks and small stabs at poignancy feel refreshingly earned.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Douglas addresses rather serious issues with warmth and humour in this engaging football comedy, which doesn't actually show much football action.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

There's at least a half dozen movies fighting for attention here, none of them particularly appealing.

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David Cornelius

A too-thin dramedy with good intentions but poor results.

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Jette Kernion

While Eleven Men Out is an interesting look at how Icelandic society deals with homosexuality, it doesn't hold together as solid entertainment for U.S. audiences.

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Boyd van Hoeij

The film might be trying to push boundaries in terms of male nudity, but no amount of penises can save this wannabe comedy that is just not funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 20% Flixster User Reviews
Ina S
So disappointing. The story has potential, some good ideas are there, but there is no coherence in the storyline, the filming is bad, the stereotypes are ablaze… More