With Honors
With Honors (1994)

An arrogant Harvard senior loses the only copy of his thesis, which is soon recovered by a local homeless man. The homeless man then decides to use the thesis as leverage, demanding favors of the student. Initially antagonistic, the pair… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 18, 1999
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74%



Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

This movie is predictable from scene one, though that wouldn't be a problem if it had a good script, good performances and solid direction. But it doesn't.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Do you amuse me, Joe Pesci? No, you do not.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A shaggy dog drama about the education of one upwardly bound college student.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A politically correct, vastly sentimental and ultimately insincere saga of the friendship between a kind homeless man, played by Joe Pesci, and a guilt-ridden Harvard student, played byBrendan Frazer.

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Fred Topel
About.com

Well meaning drama but oversimplifies a lot and plays the death card too easily.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Obviously inspired by the success of Scent of a Woman, this one could have been called Scent of a Bum.

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

One of the few films I've ever walked out on. Pesci and Fraser serve up unsympathetic and grating characters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
A simplistic movie - a homeless bum teaches Harvard students what is important in life, but everything is too easy in this movie.
Dean McKenna
Very interesting drama about a homeless philosopher who teaches blue-blooded Harvard student about life and compassion. This great story is predictable, even… More
AJ Verser
A great drama, I saw this for a class, which usually makes you dislike a movie, but this one was fantastic. The story is based on a real story, and the actors… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Joe Pesci is a smelly bum who is blackmailing Brendan Fraser with the threat of burning his thesis paper, in exchange for a place to stay at Harvard. It turns… More
Jason Spencer
I liked this one. The cast was really good and it gave Pesci a chance to shine while not being a goofball or a gangster. The rest of the cast was really good… More
Michael Gildea
Aside from Moira Kelly I couldn't care. I want to say I paid $1.50 and felt kind of ripped off.

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