The Civilization of Maxwell Bright
The Civilization of Maxwell Bright (2005)

Fed up with American women and determined to procure a docile Asian wife, an angry L.A. misogynist gets a mail order bride in this romantic re-imagining of Beauty and the Beast starring Patrick Warburton, Marie Matiko, and Jennifer Tilly.… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 11, 2008
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Los Angeles Times

You have to wonder what David Beaird, writer-director of the execrable The Civilization of Maxwell Bright, was thinking when he created his abusive, misogynistic title character.

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Sam Sweet
L.A. Weekly

Given to misogynistic outbursts that border on the psychotic, Maxwell Bright (Patrick Warburton) is as unlikable as movie heroes come, yet director David Beaird insists there is Zen within this modern Neanderthal.

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Steve Rhodes
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An entertaining roller coaster of a ride.


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jay nixon
Story of finding peace within with help coming from unexpected places. Warburton is up to the demands of the lead but the character for most of the film's… More