Pretty Bird
Pretty Bird (2008)

A fast-talking rainmaker, his wealthy acquaintance, and an unemployed aerospace engineer forge an unusual partnership that hastens the deterioration of their relationships while forever altering the course of their lives in director Paul… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 20, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 29, 2010
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Koehler

An overly calculated cautionary tale.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...wanders hopelessly, trying to find a tone or a purpose or a point of view.

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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

This slight-framed bird never soars and ultimately crashes under the weight of its excessive thematic ballast.

Scott Weinberg

The three leads seem to be having a lot of fun with this somewhat strange material.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

While the names attached to Paul Schneider's directorial debut (Paul Giamatti, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig) might make it sound attractive, there's a reason this 2008 black comedy - allegedly based on a true story - never made it to a theater near you.

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Lorenzo von Matterhorn
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Walter M.
In "Pretty Bird," Curtis(Billy Crudup) has an idea. So, he goes to his best friend Kenny(David Hornsby) who has a successful mattress business and… More