Men with Brooms
Men with Brooms (2002)

Paul Gross acts as writer, director, and star for this sports comedy about a Canadian curling team. When Chris Cutter (Gross) left his hometown of Long Bay, Ontario, he threw his team's curling stones into the lake and left his bride,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 29, 2002
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59%
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67%



Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steven Rosen
Denver Post

It makes you believe the cast and crew thoroughly enjoyed themselves and believed in their small-budget film.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Not completely loveable -- but what underdog movie since The Bad News Bears has been? -- but certainly hard to hate.

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Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies

This is a winning ensemble comedy that shows Canadians can put gentle laughs and equally gentle sentiments on the button, just as easily as their counterparts anywhere else in the world.

Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Perhaps not since Nelson Eddy crooned his Indian Love Call to Jeanette MacDonald has there been a movie so unabashedly Canadian, not afraid to risk American scorn or disinterest.

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Call this The Full Monty on ice, the underdog sports team formula redux.

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Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine

Curling may be a unique sport but Men with Brooms is distinctly ordinary.

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David Grove
Film Threat

The plot of the comeback curlers isn't very interesting actually, but what I like about Men With Brooms and what is kind of special is how the film knows what's unique and quirky about Canadians.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Scores a few points for doing what it does with a dedicated and good-hearted professionalism.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

This isn't exactly profound cinema, but it's good-natured and sometimes quite funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Men with Brooms is a decent comedy, with a decent cast. Unfortunately Paul Gross has tarnished the "career" he's supposedly had when he directed… More
Daniel Perry
A significant let-down. Can-con is forced into every minimal opening - especially the soundtrack - and I expected something much more intelligent from Paul… More
Cynthia S.
Funny, charming and great to see Leslie Nielsen in something not over-the-top dumb. This movie isn't meant to be a blockbuster full of highly paid actors.… More
Linda K. T.
Good Canadian feel to the film!
Al S
A wacky, heartfelt and hilarious comedy. A great film. Filled with great laughs, compelling characters, smart lines and lots of music from great bands. The… More
Sean Scobie
Who could think they could make an interesting movie about curling.