Only Human
Only Human (2006)

A mismatched couple discovers that whatever can go wrong will go wrong during a family visit in this comedy. Leni (Marian Aguilera) is a television reporter from a Jewish family in Spain. One weekend, Leni drops by her family's home for… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 17, 2006
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A cheerfully energetic screwball comedy, Only Human milks laughs from its culture-clash premise.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Writer-directors Dominic Harari and Teresa Pelegri have penned an amusing script and, as directors, inject a delicate human texture into the story's intermixing of capricious zaniness, frank sensuality and Mideast politics.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

A familiar situation of a beloved daughter bringing her intended home to meet the folks is pushed to sublimely silly extremes.

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Christopher Campbell
Cinematical

More than just a spotlight on wacky family members and screwball situations ... a simple statement about some absurd perspectives on the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

A smart and dark comedy from Spain, Only Human manages to say cogent things about the nature of intolerance and love while being fitfully hilarious.

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

A Spanish comedy that isn't quite as frenzied or farcical as its husband-and-wife writer-director team clearly intended it to be.

Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

A rare, optimistic ray of hope about the prospects of Jewish-Muslim relations.

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

There's a political and social clash at its core, but the laughter comes from a deeper, human place (see title).

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

It lets frantic get so far ahead of funny, the latter gets lost in the dust.

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David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com

The laughs more than make up for the familiarity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
A good portion of this movie was just wacky fun! It is chock full of unusual situations, and funny characters. But then it tends to go overboard on the… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Only Human", Leni(Marian Aguilera), a television personality, and Rafi(Guillermo Toledo), a university professor, are madly… More
Leo L
This is a great movie. Absolutely hilarious! Fantastic story plot. Good cast. Definitely worthy.