Home Fries
Home Fries (1998)

Dean Parisot, who won a live-action short Oscar, made his feature directorial debut with this black comedy from a producer team that included Barry Levinson and Lawrence Kasdan. A philandering stepdad is the victim of vengeful Mrs. Lever… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 30, 1999
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Drew is cute as always and so's Wilson

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Drew comes through for us. Her easy charm and winning smile put us back on track, giving us something familiar and wonderful to cling to.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Barrymore waddles through scene after scene in a variety of shabby housedresses and fussy, fluffy sweaters, the kinds of ridiculous clothes Hollywood seems for some reason to believe downtrodden young women in the Midwest actually wear.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

A dark comedy that's artificially dark and is never very funny.

David Bartholomew
Film Journal International

What's interesting is pretty much unintentional, centering in the film's performances, which are excellent indeed.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

It's one thing to be offbeat, and another thing entirely to be off-pitch.

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Oz
Hollywood Bitchslap

There's a good movie somewhere in here trying to escape... the audience can relate to that desire.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The home fries are too salty for my taste.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

For every good performance and delightful, well-written scene, there would be a large amount of off-the-wall material that did not work at all.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
The description of the movie on here isn't at all what I remember of it, but maybe I should see it again. I remember a romantic comedy involving a… More
Dean McKenna
The amiably offbeat premise and the sweet, vulnerable performance of Drew Barrymore and Luke Wilson help to offset the meandering contrivances of the script and… More
Tim Salmons
Cute.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Perhaps the only Drew Barrymore movie she didn't really shine in. It's a bit too dark to be a fun romantic comedy.
Red Lats
Mindless entertainment. I was impressed with Catherine O'Hara's acting -- it must be hard to be that crazy. Drew Barrymore is always cute.
Michael Gildea
Really pointless. Really, really pointless.

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