I'm Reed Fish
I'm Reed Fish (2007)

Reed Fish (Jay Baruchel of Million Dollar Baby and Undeclared) seems to be leading the life he's supposed to. He's followed in the footsteps of his late father, doing an early-morning radio show with the town's mayor, Maureen… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 4, 2007
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55%
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41%

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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The relentless quirkiness of the proceedings proves wearisome, and the bizarre structural conceit is not enough to compensate for the overly familiar characterizations and story line.

Kyle Smith
New York Post

The movie, which looks like it was made on the cheapest camera borrowed from the A/V club, was apparently based on the experience of its writer, Reed Fish, who should either await more interesting experiences or work up some imagination.

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S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Kid-friendly rom-com lures but doesn't hook.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Filled with painfully awkward men with painfully bad haircuts, I'm Reed Fish exhibits less energy than a sloth on Seconal.

Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Modest charmer about a folksy community radio show host.

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

A breezy, wholly engaging ninety minutes spent with a delightful cast.

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Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York

Some nice performances (Fisk is especially appealing as Reed's love interest) and a go-nowhere midfilm meta shift don't propel the movie beyond its pat life-lesson intentions.

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John Anderson
Newsday

The acting is good, the turf is familiar, and the mood is sweet without causing diabetes.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Standard romantic comedy, but it's done so nicely, and is sufficiently spiced up by an unusual what-am-I-really-watching? storytelling device, that it rises above its genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Alice Shen
As the plucky strains of an acoustic guitar played over the DVD menu, I mused wearily, "This looks delightfully indie..." because of course,… More
Leigh Ryan
Nice little movie. Odd at the end, but very sweet.
Nicki Marie
Interesting idea for a film, being a movie a guy made about his life within a movie. I was pretty confused at first and found it hard to follow, also not too… More
Dean L
The moment this movie started I was a little worried. I'm not sure what it was that made me feel this way. I think it was the notion that I was watching… More
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Megan S
Cute but the twist was weird and just confused me for the rest of the movie.