Duane Hopwood
Duane Hopwood (2005)

A sad sack has to come to term with his own demons after a long run of bad luck in this downbeat comedy drama from writer and director Matt Mulhern. Duane Hopwood (David Schwimmer) lives and works in Atlantic City, where he's a pit boss… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 20, 2005
DVD Release Date: April 25, 2006
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Booth
Denver Post

[A] remarkably accomplished indie movie ...

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

[The film is] suffused with hangdog dreariness, equivalent to a unsoled shoe treading rainwater.

Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Duane Hopwood digs into the soul of its title character with a patience rarely found in contemporary films.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Visually dreary and not especially illuminating, Duane Hopwood can't quite get where it must have wanted to go.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's just very authentic, very real. Everything that happens here you believe it.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Schwimmer demonstra uma enorme sensibilidade ao evitar qualquer tipo de exagero ou caricatura ao viver seu personagem alcoólatra, retratando-o como um homem triste e gentil que não enxerga o próprio vício.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

... this downbeat indie drama gives the leads a few excellent scenes together, and they acquit themselves credibly. But there's also a fair amount of wilted comedy from the stock supporting characters ...

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

It's a mixed but basically likable little indie picture.

Scott Weinberg

A mellow-yet-effective character study that exhibits some real poignancy and delivers a stunningly good performance by Friends star David Schwimmer.

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DAVID SCHWIMMER, JANEANE GAROFALO, JUDAH FRIEDLANDER, JOHN KRASINSKI, STEVE SCHIRRIPA David Schwimmer stars as Duane Hopwood, a down-on-his-luck divorced… More
Leo L
A good movie.