Frankie and Johnny Are Married
Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2004)

Successful television director and film producer Michael Pressman sets off with high hopes when he decides to helm a film production of +Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. He believes the experience of directing a film starring his… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 28, 2004
DVD Release Date: December 20, 2005
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

It might be the first vanity project within a vanity project.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

A funny, tender, satisfying blend of fiction and cinema vérité.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A wonderfully entertaining, hilariously funny and sweetly touching story.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Most entertaining is Alan Rosenberg's wicked spoof of actorly neuroses.

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Gene Seymour

A chronicle of embarrassment that gratifyingly, if narrowly, avoids embarrassing itself.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

The pleasant surprise is that it's often funny and unexpectedly engaging, in large part because Pressman knows better than to ask you to feel too sorry for the fictitious 'Pressman' and 'Chess.'

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

We get, basically, a love note from one to the other. But what we don't get is an absorbing movie.

Megan Lehmann
New York Post

There's little that's particularly dramatic or funny for the outsider in this autobiographical vanity project.

Phil Hall

A glorified home movie, redeemed by Alan Rosenberg's hilarious performance as an egomaniacal actor.

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