The Closer You Get
The Closer You Get (2000)

In a small Irish village where herding sheep is still one of the major industries, the largely male, unmarried population has grown dissatisfied with their lot in life; when a shipping error sends the wrong film to the local movie house,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 25, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 10, 2006
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emily Bobrow
Film Journal International

A harmlessly amusing comedy about the pursuit of love in a tiny Irish community.

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James Brundage

overall, gets by as mediocre.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews innocuous, thoroughly forgettable comedy...

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Steve Rhodes
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The admittedly good-spirited story rambles like a guy telling a long joke that doesn't have a punch line.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

This small, quaint comedy offers up a half-baked fantasy in a lush back-village setting. It's an amiable, unremarkable 92 minutes of wacky, dimwitted characters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Also called "American Women". Delightful! Fun. Sweet film from Ireland. A great story about "the grass is always greener", and what lengths… More