Sherman's Way
Sherman's Way (2009)

Fate brings together two mismatched travelers in this comedy. Sherman (Michael Shulman) is a tightly wound, career-obsessed college student whose mother, Evelyn (Donna Murphy), is a successful politician who micromanages her own life as… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2009
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Shulman, though, who also produced, is a personality drag, unable to make us care that Sherman's off-putting arrogance warrants even by-the-numbers enlightenment.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Like an annoying new puppy, Sherman's Way just wants to run around in circles and lick your face. After a while, though, you kind of fall in love with it.

Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Breezy, harmless and mildly engaging, but ultimately insipid and forgettable.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

LeGros isn't bad, but this pre-DVD road trip feels like it's four hours long.

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Mark Holcomb
Time Out

A victim of its own bad timing, Craig M. Saavedra's buddy-comedy-cum-road-trip-flick might've had a chance back before the world started going to hell.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Not since Larry David's Sour Grapes has a movie kicked off by so thoroughly painting its protagonists as deeply unlikable souls.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Note to indie filmmakers: a life-changing road trip, some quirky characters, and a cutesy soundtrack do not a movie make. Or, at least, not one that's worthy of an audience's hard-earned cash.

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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Sherman's Way manages to be a road movie that never gets very far because it keeps going around in circles.

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John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

Upon learning he can't swim or drive, we know a skinny-dipping scene and driving lessons loom around the bend. So what? LeGros is still funny and the montages and gentle sitcom wit go down more easily in wine country.

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Cast: James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Michael Shulman, Lacey Chabert, Donna Murphy, Brooke Nevin, M. Emmet Walsh, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tad Hilgenbrink, Tom… More