I Heart Huckabees
I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Convinced that a series of coincidences involving a doorman hold some secret to life's largest riddles, Albert Markovski seeks the help of a detective agency unlike any other--which leads him down a path that questions the essence of… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 22, 2005
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62%
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75%



Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This feverish state-of-the-split-nation address finds Russell tossing everything that matters -- and more -- into the pot, and producing a pretty indigestible and very messy stew.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

So willfully, smugly eccentric that it grows tiresome rather quickly.

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Gavin Smith
Film Comment Magazine

I ♥ Huckabees is a rarity-a tremendously optimistic film for a truly dark time.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A rewarding- frustrating smart-silly comedy of pretentious- modest ambitions.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Adventurous, challenging and filled with small moments of delight. Unfortunately, it's also self-indulgent, repetitious and the sort of movie you wish was great but isn't.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Brilliant existential comedy for adults only.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Russell is obviously working out his considerable angst ... but in an admirable attempt to opt for a manic, stream of consciousness energy, he ends up annoying his audience instead.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

You have to give everyone involved credit for mounting a joke that, if not of Dadaist proportions, should prove pretty funny to everyone except the rubes who wander in expecting to see something they can comprehend.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Russell directs an excellent cast in a thought provoking existential comedy that is very funny and very well acted.

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Mark Wahlberg is the balls. I never thought I'd say that. Most of the other actors are somewhat less convincing and at times some of them actually… More
Chris Weber
Any movie that features Mark Wahlberg and Jason Schwartzman whacking each other in the face with a ball automatically deserves taking a look at. Released in… More
Kase Vollebregt
David O. Russell's 'I Heart Huckabees' is a unique and quirky film that proves to be too frazzled and quick. It loses it's viewer in most of… More
Conner Rainwater
An extremely bizarre descent into the madness that only outlandish philosophical interpretations can evoke. The complete transformations of the characters is… More
Carlos Magalhăes
The general opinion about this film seems curiously divided between finding it either smart or pretentious. For me it is neither, but just a quirky and rather… More
Alice Shen
Shallow questions wrapped in a zany shell. The movie wants to be plot-driven, character-driven, and philosophy-driven, but the characters' plot-based… More

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