Mail Order Bride
Mail Order Bride (2003)

Actor/filmmaker Robert Capelli Jr., responsible for the 1999 bikini-infested film The Rules (For Men), teams up with film editor Jeffery Wolf to direct the so-called comedy Mail Order Bride. Danny Aiello stars in this film which tries to… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: February 22, 2005
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Bob Campbell
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This harmless nickels-and-kopecks comedy goes by the theory that if one Mafia is funny, two must be hilarious.

Nat Johnson
Village Voice

The hapless goodfella-in- training is as unsuccessful at fulfilling his uncle's wishes as the star and co-director, Robert Capelli Jr., is at delivering punchlines.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

It took a committee of directors and scriptwriters to assemble this oafish farce, brimming with creaky jokes, frenzied overacting and 'madcap' moments such as an ineptly staged pie-in- the-face bar brawl.


A caustic commentary on how men handle love.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

If Mail Order Bride, a strained, incoherent farce, accomplishes anything positive, it will be to drive another nail into the coffin of that exhausted subgenre, the mob comedy.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

This amateurish comedy features some amazing sequences shot in Moscow. But everything else about it is second rate.

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