Full Grown Men
Full Grown Men (2008)

The youthful delusions of a wistful husband and father prompt him to seek out a childhood friend and embark on a soul-searching journey of self discovery to the one place where no adult demands will be made of him in director David… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 24, 2009
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Just as its protagonist is stuck between childhood and adulthood, Full Grown Men waivers uncomfortably between comedy and drama, lacking the discipline to commit to either one.

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Full Grown Men doesn't even make childhood seem like all that much fun.

Noel Murray
AV Club

Full Grown Men often becomes as intolerably silly as the twee Amerindies it's reacting to.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

Full Grown Men might work better if the audience was given a reason to feel even a small sliver of sympathy for Alby

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Full Grown Men is an artistically integrated film that introduces a refreshing new talent to the independent scene, one who combines the visual palette of filmmaker Harmony Korine with an all-important sense of narrative.

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Joshua Land
Time Out New York

Wears a bit thin even at its brief length.

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Brian Orndorf
DVDTalk.com

Peter Pan syndrome is a tremendously interesting psychological condition, but Men would rather make tiresome action figure jokes and spotlight whining characters. Blah.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Friedlander offers a nicely subtle performance, but the other actors -- including Alan Cumming, Deborah Harry and Amy Sedaris -- appear to have turned up as a favor to the director. Don't feel obliged to follow their lead.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Full Grown Men is nicely photographed and has impressive sets; too bad there's so little going on that it seems long even at 78 minutes.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Hasn't got a joke worth laughing over.

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