Mickey Blue Eyes
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

Would you believe Hugh Grant as a violent Mafioso from Kansas City? Don't worry if you can't: that's part of the joke in this romantic comedy. Michael Felgate (Hugh Grant) is a British expatriate living in Manhattan who runs a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 28, 1999
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45%
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42%



Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: High-brow humorists doing low-brow humor never hit their stride.

Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Brings an enlivening wit to a comedy of culture collision!

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Messy movie. Not much for teens here.

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Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

As a moviegoer, I never dreamed I would yearn for Leslie Nielsen.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Mickey Blue Eyes has most of the ingredients in place for another one of those married-to-the-mob comedies, but the central character has to hold it together, and Hugh Grant is wrong for the role.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The love story is ill-served by all directly involved.

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Wesley Morris
San Francisco Examiner

The film is as insulting as taking the queen to the Olive Garden.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Mickey is a limply derivative, disappointingly trivial and hokey fish-out-of-water crime comedy!

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Gets bogged down in the kind of tangled-web humor that should have died out with Three's Company.

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Brian Farnham
Citysearch

Mickey Blue Eyes begins with hints of originality, only to end up on the trite and true low road.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Fish out of water story has one good bit: Grant's attempts at a Lower East Side New York accent. You can skip the rest.
Film Crazy
saw bits of it gd from wot i watched
Anthony Lawrie
Quite sweet and quite funny, not really a great film but a guilty pleasure and when you?ve had to sit through all the chick flicks I?ve been forced to over the… More
Candy Rose
Trailer had the best bits. An Englishman tries to fit into the mob.
Lady D'arbanville
One of my favourite Comedies, which seems to include half the Sopranos cast. This is a real funny take on the Gangster genre, with some hilarious moments. The… More
Dean McKenna
It's not much a comedy of mistaken identity as it is a send-up of mob pictures, with Hugh Grant in top form as the clumsy, embarrassed hero who is out of… More

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