Cowboys & Angels
Cowboys & Angels (2003)

A young man who moves away from his hometown finds a variety of new ideas and dangerous temptations awaiting him in this comedy from first-time director David Gleeson. Shane (Michael Legge) is a man in his early twenties who leaves the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 14, 2003
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It's a sweet but slight film whose undeniable appeal is largely due to the performances of its flat-out adorable leads.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Enlivens the classic premise of innocent-in- the-city by moving its archetypal characters in unexpected directions.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Keeps us involved even after the plot takes some badly contrived turns. Strong characters and performances make it almost watchable.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

A feel-good coming-of-age movie that floats on a boatload of Irish charm.

Lou Carlozo
Chicago Tribune

Stack Cowboys against most of the fare American studios offer young adults and it's meatier by far.

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Don Willmott

One of the sweetest Irish movies to come along since Waking Ned Devine

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

A likable if ordinary Irish indie that barely squeaks by on the charms of its leads.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Manages to be enjoyable despite its contrivances.

David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

In 2004 there is no excuse for a gay-themed film to be a translucent closet with a cute, revolving door.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Even though the characters are young and still discovering themselves, this movie is full of promise and a mature reminder that the only way out is through, and… More
Daniel Parsons
A pretty standard film with its heart in the right place, <i>Cowboys & Angels</i> tells the story of two Irish flatmates - Shane, a straight 20… More