Mr. Jealousy
Mr. Jealousy (1998)

An urbane screwball comedy for the '90s, Mr. Jealousy, the sophomore effort from director Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming), is filled with numerous obscure references to famous films that will delight film buffs. The story concerns… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 5, 1998
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2001
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Josh Larsen

Essentially a character study of one of the seven deadly sins...

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Overlong, mediocre romantic comedy that barely even delivers on its premise.

Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

You probably haven't heard a lot about writer-director Noah Baumbach yet. Trust me, you will.

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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

A little coolly, but also sensibly, Baumbach would rather us open up and inspect his world than be swayed by it.

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Emanuel Levy

With its movie references and psycho-babble,, Baumbach's follow-up to the highly acclaimed Kicking and Screaming is imitative of Woody Allen and Stillman, a slender, one-premise serio-comedy that's better scripted and acted than helmed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
This is a chick flick, don't get me wrong I have watch many a chick flick and enjoyed a number of them, but this one is from the bottom of the bucket. 1… More
John Ballantine
Yeeeeah not so much Noah. Not so much. I'm not liking you here very much.
Leigh Ryan
Eh... it was okay to watch. Not on the To-See-Again list though.
Steve B.
Between this and The Squid and the Whale, I'm beginning to think Kicking and Screaming was a one-off.