Lbs. (2010)

Actor Carmine Famiglietti and director Matthew Bonifacio team up to write the script for the comedy drama Lbs. Famiglietti stars as Neil Perota, an Italian man with a food addiction who weighs more than 300 pounds. Following a heart attack,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 26, 2010
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Lbs. leaves you hungering for a few more insights and answers than it offers.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Truthfulness, along with the movie's emotional honesty and narrative polish, help tag this NY-grown indie as one to seek out.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A low-budget movie that is well-written and well-acted by a cast of relative unknowns.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Those in search of a mirror for their own weight issues will find a deluxe one here.

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New York Magazine/Vulture

A small, illuminating film.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An inspirational Marty-like pic that flattens out as it delivers its 'accept yourself' message about a compulsive over eater.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Lbs. addresses its all-too-relevant topic with subtlety, sensitivity and welcome doses of humor.

Mike Hale
New York Times

Those concerned with obesity issues may find "Lbs." authentic and inspirational. Otherwise it's an earnest little low-budget indie without much to distinguish it.

Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

Well-intentioned but terribly executed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
I thought this was a documentary until I started watching it - I couldn't get past the poor quality of film and acting.