Looking for Kitty
Looking for Kitty (2004)

Two guys with different sets of problems find themselves bonding through unexpected circumstances in this independent comedy drama from writer and director Edward Burns. Jack Stanton (Edward Burns) is a former New York City cop who has been… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 6, 2004
DVD Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly

Sentimental yet insensate, this forgotten '04 trifle is Burns at his worst ...

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Laura Kern
New York Times

A disgruntled New York City private investigator forms an unlikely bond with a high school baseball coach from upstate in Edward Burns's latest exercise in maleness.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Looking for Kitty's pervasively underwhelming atmosphere renders all of its positive attributes moot ...

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Burns turns in a nicely understated performance; but it's David Krumholtz, as Abe, who's the backbone of the movie.

Noel Murray
AV Club

Give Edward Burns at least a little credit for perseverance, because just about any other writer-director-actor who released a movie every couple of years to critical shrugs and audience indifference would've long since hung up his megaphone.

Christopher Null

They're just too dull, and we start to sympathize with the women who left them both behind.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Looking for Kitty offers moments of striking insight amid the inevitable self-indulgence.

Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

It might be the most maturely conceived role in Burns's films, but the plot around it is flimsy, the visual storytelling simpleminded, and the general ideas for character one-note.

Pam Grady

Burns and Numbers' David Krumholtz are very good in portraying Jack and Abe's need to re-establish a human connection.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Jeffrey Meyers
Looking for Kitty is the sort of indie comedy that is far too smug for its own good. It has some scenes that work well, but the film itself just feels too… More
Sarah Prisbylla
A movie focused on character development, a good indie film.