Mickey Blue Eyes
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

Would you believe Hugh Grant as a violent Mafioso from Kansas City? Don't worry if you can't: that's part of the joke in this romantic comedy. Michael Felgate (Hugh Grant) is a British expatriate living in Manhattan who runs a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 20, 1999
DVD Release Date: December 28, 1999
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: High-brow humorists doing low-brow humor never hit their stride.

Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Brings an enlivening wit to a comedy of culture collision!

Susan Stark
Detroit News

This is a movie that takes Hugh's charm as a granted and makes a good argument for its point of view.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An agreeable if forgettable comedy...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Mickey Blue Eyes has most of the ingredients in place for another one of those married-to-the-mob comedies, but the central character has to hold it together, and Hugh Grant is wrong for the role.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Mickey is a limply derivative, disappointingly trivial and hokey fish-out-of-water crime comedy!

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Messy movie. Not much for teens here.

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Sean P. Means


Robert Horton

In Mickey Blue Eyes, Grant is repeatedly mortified, humiliated, and otherwise pained, which means there is much for us to smile at.

Michael Dequina

The love story is ill-served by all directly involved.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Fish out of water story has one good bit: Grant's attempts at a Lower East Side New York accent. You can skip the rest.
Candy Rose
Trailer had the best bits. An Englishman tries to fit into the mob.
Lady D'arbanville
One of my favourite Comedies, which seems to include half the Sopranos cast. This is a real funny take on the Gangster genre, with some hilarious moments. The… More
Dean McKenna
It's not much a comedy of mistaken identity as it is a send-up of mob pictures, with Hugh Grant in top form as the clumsy, embarrassed hero who is out of… More
Film Crazy
saw bits of it gd from wot i watched
Roy Gutteridge
It's got flavor, but it's not especially fresh.

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