Milwaukee, Minnesota
Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

Allan Mindel's Milwaukee, Minnesota is about con men hoping to take advantage of a fishing champion. Albert (Troy Garity) is the best ice-fisherman in Wisconsin. He is not the sharpest tack in the box, making him susceptible to the less… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 24, 2003
DVD Release Date: September 13, 2005
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Critic Score: 39% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Garity doesn't break any new Rainman ground here, but Allan Mindel's film has a nice sense of place, and Richard Murphy's script has lots of low-key surprises.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Most of its cast makes strong impressions, but the plot and motivation don't quite jell, resulting in a minor item that shows its star Troy Garity to good advantage.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Contains all the elements of a charmingly offbeat independent film, but somehow those elements never quite gel.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

Memorable enough to warrant another shot at director. This film ends in a way that proves Mindel doesn't rely on cliches to make a statement.

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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

More predictable than its makers seem aware, its emotional hooks much too dull to pull us in.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A weird but tasty slice of Midwestern noir.

Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune

Everyone seems to be playing someone else in Allan Mindel's full-of-potential, slight-of-script Milwaukee, Minnesota.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A strange, compelling film, with Mr. Garity as a likeable, winning centerpiece.

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Harvey S. Karten

Two miscast actors provide all the annoyance the public can take.

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FanGirl Browncoat
A decent odd ball film, but I didn't like the yellow tinge the whole film had.