St. Vincent
St. Vincent (2014)

Maggie (McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver (Lieberher). Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent (Murray), a… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 24, 2014
DVD Release Date: February 17, 2015
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: St. Vincent offers the considerable pleasure of seeing Bill Murray back in funny form, but drifts into dangerously sentimental territory along the way.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Sentimental slop.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

It's good to see funny gal McCarthy playing the straight woman in this comedy rather than the appealing/appalling lout. It's even better to see a working mom depicted with care.

M. Faust
The Public (Buffalo)

Murray gives it his all, which is always worth seeing, but everything about the production seems to have been designed with one goal in mind: to snag its star an Academy Award.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

St. Vincent will dodge your impulse to projectile vomit. For that, all hail Bill Murray who whacks away at the script's sentimental softballs like A-Rod in full swing.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

St. Vincent is no conventional hagiography but it's the movie world's equivalent - a star vehicle. Give director Melfi credit for knowing the capacity of the engine he has under its hood.

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Sarah Marrs
Lainey Gossip

St. Vincent is not a must-see by any means, unless you're a die-hard Bill Murray fan who has to see everything he's in.

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Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

The adult supporting players are all excellent, but next to Murray, the key casting is Jaeden Lieberher as young Oliver. The kid is a natural in the sidekick role, never once playing it too cute or too actor-y.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

One of these days, someone should make a movie about a really nasty old guy who, by the end of the story, is still a nasty old guy.

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Lisa Jensen
Good Times Santa Cruz

A well-meaning movie that never is quite what it wants to be.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A recycled story full of clichés, like Bill Murray in cliched acting mode not even able to make a stroke sound convincing and an inevitable cliched final speech… More
Alice Shen
I went in with no expectations because I'm one of the few people who isn't under Bill Murray's hipster-fabulous spell, but this movie is… More
Flutie Archibald
A pleasant surprise!
Clintus Maximus
The end-result of this film isn't what I expected before I watched it. I didn't even expect its conclusion halfway through it. This film is sweet and… More
familiar stranger
The first half is good, but the later half is not up to the mark. Could have been far greater had they consulted me ;-)
Phil Hubbs
Bill Murray is back in comedy!! isn't he? well this is almost a comedy I guess, if you discount all the soppy emotional stuff. You know what really amazed… More