Waking Ned Devine
Waking Ned Devine (1998)

Just as the charming British film The Full Monty told the story of simple men willing to shed their clothes for money, Waking Ned Devine is the story of older Irish men who pursue money and take off their clothes. Commercial director Kirk… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 20, 1998
DVD Release Date: June 1, 1999
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley

A genial, feel-good item.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

Completely delightful movie.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Some funny parts, but kids may not be interested.

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Though it strives for broad humor, pushing cuteness and light irony, this bland 1998 movie isn't exactly a comedy.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Breezy little comedy.

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Empire Magazine

As the twin revelations of a wonderfully unexpected pay-off prove, in the end there's no substitute for wit, invention and real, priceless humour.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Charming performances and easygoing humour are the strengths of Jones's enjoyable Oirish romp.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

There is some nudity in Ned Devine, but it's the funniest nudity in movies in ages.

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Irresistibly charming.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Charming Irish comedy with a pretty dark but nevertheless sweet sense of humor about a small village trying to find out which one of their own won the lottery… More
Cindy I
I have a soft spot in my brain for movies set in Ireland, and this one fits the bill perfectly. A small town looks for a way to claim a winning lottery ticket… More
Ginny  X
Weird, I thought I rated this already on my Gx acct? Just watched it again, 2 old farts, 1 small village and a winning lottery ticket. My kind of funny ^_^
Randy Tippy
A laugh-out-loud Irish comedy with universal appeal. You haven't lived until you've seen 69 yr. old David Kelly riding a motorcycle buck naked. :)… More
Jeremy Smith
Oh so funny!
Christopher Mercer
So, I sought to see this film recently because my director said it was one of the possibilities for our acting groups' next production, and because I had a… More