Minnie and Moskowitz
Minnie and Moskowitz (1972)

In this romantic comedy, a museum curator falls in love with a parking-lot attendant. Not only are their jobs very different, so are their personalities. The disparate duo meet in his lot. For the attendant, it is love at first sight, and… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: January 25, 2000
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pauline Kael
New Yorker

John Cassavetes built this movie on a small conceit -- a love affair between two people who are wildly unsuited to each other -- and it doesn't take root.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie is sort of a fairy tale, Cassavetes says; it's dedicated to all the people who didn't marry the person they should have. It is a movie on the side of love, and it is one of the finest movies of the year.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

A Cassavetes must-have, must-see

Richard Brody
New Yorker

The sculptural physicality of the images, a 3-D explosion without glasses, embodies that violence while preserving the antagonists' innocent grace; love smooths things out to a dreamy and reflective shine.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Zany character portrayal of two lonely thirtysomething misfits who are opposites but nevertheless find romance together despite many obstacles in their path.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Possibly Cassavetes' best -- this one actually has a plot!

Vincent Canby
New York Times

The fact is that although I admired specific things about the film, I never laughed very much and only felt slight, distant tremors of the joy that, I assume, rocked everyone connected with the movie during its production.

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Michael Scheinfeld
TV Guide

The most accessible, and endearing example of his very exceptional art.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Likable Cassavettes' improv fest with appealing leads

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Pierluigi Puccini
Cassavetes shows the sweetness inside daily life, in the ordinary, ugly, lonely and crazy world we humans inhabit in disdain; a place where we all hope to find… More
Robert Fearon
The most accessible and endearing example of Cassavetes' very exceptional art.