Let's Get Frank
Let's Get Frank (2003)

Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank achieved an uncomfortable sort of public recognition in 1990 when, three years after he came out of the closet as a gay man, he was involved in a scandal involving his use of the services of a male… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 27, 2003
DVD Release Date: September 19, 2006
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Frank, who has been told he should do talk radio, is a natural in front of a camera and microphone, and his ease comes across in Everly's film.

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John Anderson

Between skirmishes in the Capitol, we get a portrait of the congressman as an openly homosexual man, with Everly's agenda much more about Frank's sex life than his politics.

Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Enjoyable for everyone except those who think Kenneth Starr investigation was actually fair or balanced.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Disappointingly slapdash and spotty in its approach.

Megan Lehmann
New York Post

Frank is a worthy subject, but this treatment amounts to not much more than a somewhat extraneous sidebar to last month's The Hunting of the President.

Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

A fascinating, entertaining and well-assembled documentary.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

There's nothing new here, but Frank provides a genial reminder that politics doesn't always have to take the low road.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Frustrating lack of context leaves you wanting a lot more in the way of texture.

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E! Online

It's a fascinating look at power, prejudice and the way politics is really played.

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Walter M.
The otherwise undistinguished documentary "Let's Get Frank" starts with Congeressman Barney Frank(D-Ma.) hugging Ellen DeGeneres. The film lacks… More