The Big White
The Big White (2005)

An Alaskan travel agent finds a frozen body in a dumpster and tries to pass it off as his long-lost brother for a life insurance claim, in the hope of using the money to treat his wife's Tourette's Syndrome.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 6, 2006
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30%
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57%


Critic Score: 30% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly

March of the Penguins was funnier and edgier.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

A lame Fargo wannabe. Despite Robin Williams and a decent supporting cast, this was barely released to theaters, and it's easy to see why.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Though it's better than Robin Williams' recent theatrical hit R.V., it still doesn't quite click.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Snowed under by misjudgment on every level, The Big White is DOA.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A cross-between "Raising Arizona" and "The Big Lebowski". A good film.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

a very good and underrated little movie, full of black comedy, clever coincidences and plot twists

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Never completely finds its balance.

David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

It's one of those movies that wants to be hip, but winds up being irritating in a pretentious, poseur sort of way.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Enjoyably quirky thriller with bizarre, off-the-wall performances from its entire cast and some striking location work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
The Big White is quirky and not without charm, although it is Holly Hunter alone that really provides this. The collection of cast is great but apart from Holly… More
Morgan Salem
lol really funny! his wife is really funny
Film Crazy
Its a weirdly good film with funny and unbelievable bits i think its sort of dark humour but its weird and heart warming as its gives erfect reasons for why… More
Jeffrey Meyers
The Big White can be rightly thought of as a poor man's Fargo, a clever black comedy that doubles as a character study. It doesn't have the same witty… More
Jose Zamudio
A very good movie, a black comedy you really can enjoy. I follows the same formula of the Cohen brothers film Fargo, but not with the same impact. Maybe the… More
FanGirl Browncoat
An usual little gem.