Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (2001)

Set during the swinging disco era in decidedly unswinging Sheffield, England, this oddball comedy is both a coming-of-age story about getting funky and a supernatural mystery. Vince (Michael Legge) is a Travolta-obsessed teenager who lives… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

If you're looking for an industrial-strength dose of twinkly twaddle, here's your hypo.

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Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Steiner and Hewitt couldn't decide which tale they wanted to tell -- Vince's or Harold's -- and so we get both, each one getting in the way of the other.

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George Perry

There are some excellent digs at television's enduring capacity for trivialising serious issues.

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Ray Conlogue
Globe and Mail

A predictable pudding of a love story surrounded by a lot of over-tweaked, overcooked nonsense.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

There are a number of pleasures along the way.

Emma Cochrane
Empire Magazine

This may still sound intriguing, but it's badly executed.

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Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

There's just too much going on, too many cliches and too little insight.

Ian Waldron-Mantgani
UK Critic

Goes wildly over-the-top at every turn.