The Almost Man
The Almost Man (2014)

Henrik is 35, but he still parties with his high-school buddies like they were in they're 20s. His mother cares for him like he's still a child. And he's in a relationship that's based on goofing around. Now, his girlfriend… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 1, 2014
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

"The Almost Man" may be slight, but how many films can pack equal amounts of emotional nuance and inappropriately sprayed urine into just 75 minutes?

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Too slight to register as anything more than a stunted-adolescent trifle.

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Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine

Martin Lund's script is perspicacious in making Henrik's bad choices understandable enough emotionally, but also nudges the audience toward wishing the man would wise up.

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Alissa Simon
Variety

A slender but polished dramedy.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

An engaging character study that effectively skirts the fine line between comedy and tragedy, but the ending feels rather glib.

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Jen Chaney
The Dissolve

...as a tightly constructed look at the more serious symptoms of Peter Pan syndrome, The Almost Man mostly works.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

While the movie's theme is familiar, even a little stale, the vivid details help to freshen the story, and the actors sock the movie home. Rafaelsen gives a marvelously subtle performance.

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Glenn Kenny
RogerEbert.com

My problem, finally, and this is something I rarely actually complain about, was that I didn't care.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

A droll dramedy examining the male metamorphosis from bachelor to family man.

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