The Big White
The Big White (2005)

An Alaskan travel agent finds a frozen body in a dumpster and tries to pass it off as his long-lost brother for a life insurance claim, in the hope of using the money to treat his wife's Tourette's Syndrome.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 16, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 6, 2006
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Critic Score: 30% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly

March of the Penguins was funnier and edgier.

Chuck O'Leary

A lame Fargo wannabe. Despite Robin Williams and a decent supporting cast, this was barely released to theaters, and it's easy to see why.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Though it's better than Robin Williams' recent theatrical hit R.V., it still doesn't quite click.

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Robert Koehler

Snowed under by misjudgment on every level, The Big White is DOA.

Clint Morris

A cross-between "Raising Arizona" and "The Big Lebowski". A good film.

Christopher Null

a very good and underrated little movie, full of black comedy, clever coincidences and plot twists

John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Never completely finds its balance.

David Cornelius

It's one of those movies that wants to be hip, but winds up being irritating in a pretentious, poseur sort of way.

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Matthew Turner

Enjoyably quirky thriller with bizarre, off-the-wall performances from its entire cast and some striking location work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
Its a weirdly good film with funny and unbelievable bits i think its sort of dark humour but its weird and heart warming as its gives erfect reasons for why… More
Brendan Nicholls
fun for a little bit but the darkness of the story is a little to much and the story is just uninspiring. williams takes another interesting choice that… More
Morgan Salem
lol really funny! his wife is really funny
FanGirl Browncoat
An usual little gem.
Jeffrey Meyers
The Big White can be rightly thought of as a poor man's Fargo, a clever black comedy that doubles as a character study. It doesn't have the same witty… More
Mondo McDonald
Hilarious dark Comedy with some fantastic dramatic moments... Robin Williams, Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribsi and Woody Harrelson all do amazing jobs in there… More