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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 47%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"My guess is that Mullan never decided what tone his film should aim for; he fell in love with individual sequences without asking how they fit together."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Arguably one of the funnier and more heartfelt of the [crime movie] genre to come along of late."
‑ Ed Kelleher, Film Journal International
"...a kitchen-sink drama that's full of old dishwater."
‑ Tom Block, culturevulture.net
"Worthwhile, even if the getting there isn't always easy."
‑ David N. Butterworth, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Writer-director Peter Mullan never seems clued in as to how hilariously atrocious Orphans is."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
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