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Working-class tow-truck driver and father of four Darryl Kerrigan's (Michael Caton) only distinguishing feature is his beaming reverence for his home and family. Although is kids appear to be underachievers and his home is located on the edge of a major international airport, his family is his pride and joy and his home is his castle. So when goverment officials demand that Kerrigan sell his house for an expansion of the airport, he fights back through the legal system- all the way up to the Supreme Court.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In certain comedies the dialogue can be infectious. If repeated enough and delivered by great actors, lines of dialogue can stick in a persons head like an irresistible melody. The Castle contains such dialogue."
‑ Matthew Pejkovic, Matt's Movie Reviews
"A unique Australian comedy that puts big budget films to shame."
‑ Betty Jo Tucker, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
"An efficient, crowd pleasing, and heartwarming entertainment."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"The humor grates a bit, but on the whole, it is tolerable."
‑ Eric Lurio,
"I hate to overuse the word "charming" -- but this flick truly is."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"One of the best movies ever made on the spiritual practice of contentment- living in the present moment."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A nice enough film with a bit of quirky charm."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"One of the best films to ever come out of Australia!"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"Love who you are and fight for the right to be the imperfect you"
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
"A wonderful, fun film, complete with an unlikely hero willing to take on the world."
‑ Thom Bennett, Film Journal International
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