XX/XY
XX/XY (2003)

A man finds himself having to decide between one of two women -- not once, but twice -- in this independent drama. In 1993, Coles (Mark Ruffalo) is a film student at Sarah Lawrence where he meets two fellow undergrads, Thea (Kathleen… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The characters are both unsympathetic and uninteresting.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

With its talky and theatricalized depiction of cruelties mutually inflicted by financially comfortable good-looking young white people on each other, XX/XY at times recalls a slightly more full-blooded Neil LaBute movie.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

There's probably a movie in XX/XY, but director Austin Chick doesn't seem to have found it.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

By the numbers relationship drama saved only by Ruffalo's performance and presence.

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Ray Conlogue
Globe and Mail

Rarely does a fine movie like this have so awkward a title.

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Vic Vogler
Denver Post

XX/XY expresses and explores this universal yearning without becoming stuck in it. In this and many other respects, few movies are so mature and satisfying.

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Tom Dawson
BBC.com

Succeeds as an amusing critique rather than an empty-headed endorsement of its protagonists' behaviour.

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Jan Stuart
Newsday

Ruffalo continues to be one of the most intriguing actors of his generation.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It never addresses the underlying issue on which those relationships hinge: Is Coles still in love with Sam, or is he just in love with what she represents.

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JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Entertained, enlightened and engaged.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"XX/XY" starts in 1993 in New York City. After Coles(Mark Ruffalo), an artist and aspiring filmmaker, gracefully jumps a… More
Leo L
A favorite.