Pipe Dream
Pipe Dream (2001)

A plumber looking for love hopes to find romance by impersonating a movie director in this offbeat independent comedy. David Kulovic (Martin Donovan) is a single guy who doesn't have much luck impressing the ladies, a dilemma he… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: June 17, 2003
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

Pipe Dream does have its charms. The leads are natural and lovely, the pace is serene, the humor wry and sprightly.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

One of the funniest films I've seen this year.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...primarily comes off as an affable romantic comedy that boasts expectedly terrific performances...

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

A smart, sweet and playful romantic comedy.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The quirky and recessive charms of co-stars Martin Donovan and Mary-Louise Parker help overcome the problematic script.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Manages to plug all leaks and tell an implausible story that still made some sense.

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John Anderson

What bubbles up out of John C. Walsh's Pipe Dream is the distinct and very welcome sense of watching intelligent people making a movie they might actually want to watch.

Megan Turner
New York Post

The smug, oily demeanor that Donovan adopts throughout the stupidly named Pipe Dream is just repulsive.

James O'Ehley
Movie Gurus

Somewhere towards the last third of this movie I found myself often glancing at my watch.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Nice little low budget movie about a plumber (Martin Donovan) who pretends to be a movie director to impress a girl (Rebecca Gayheart). His neighbour (Mary… More
Red Lats
Pipe Dream is about a plumber making a movie. Well, it didn't start out that way - the plumber convinced the casting director to cast women for a fake… More
Sunil Jawahir
There is very little going on in this quite mediocre movie.