Mumford
Mumford (1999)

Lawrence Kasdan wrote and directed this comedy about a young psychologist named Mumford (Loren Dean), who arrives in a small town and sets up a practice. Mumford's style is short on analytic mumbo-jumbo and long on practical advice, and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 17, 2001
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
56%
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User Score
66%



Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Memorable moments are few and far between.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

It turns the tricks of psychology into duplicitous high play.

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Todd McCarthy
Variety

Neither funny, heart-warming nor star-powered enough to motivate the public to turn out in very large numbers.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Great characters, but for older teens and up.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

Imperfect.

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Roger Ebert
At the Movies

Mumford is so carefully visualized in Lawrence Kasdan's new film that you'd sort of like to live there.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Mumford may look okay on your television some dead afternoon, but it isn't a movie.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Director Lawrence Kasdan's Mumford blends likable characters with a humorous, gentle look at small town life.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

The performances are disarming and Mumford is the kind of comedy that grows on you if you give it a chance.

Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

... it ends up being little more than a mellow tour of quirky characters that are better as representatives of different personality types than actual characters we believe in.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
This quiet charmer of a piece by Lawrence Kasdan posits, like the old Bacherach number suggests, " what the world needs now is love,sweet love".… More
Leigh Ryan
I think this is so adorably cute.
Aaron Neuwirth
Mrs. Crisp: What kind of doctor are you? Dr. Mumford: Ph.D. in psychology. Mrs. Crisp: Oh. Not a real doctor. Dr. Mumford: That's right, the fake kind.… More
Emily Armstrong
I like this movie and I don't know why. Everyone in this town is so screwed up, and you get to see what Jason Lee did before he became an actor.
Michael Gildea
A lot better than I thought it would be.
John Ballantine
A perfect three star film. Kind of interesting but not something to dwell much over. Who is this Mumford? Who cares ultimately?