XX/XY (2003)

A man finds himself having to decide between one of two women -- not once, but twice -- in this independent drama. In 1993, Coles (Mark Ruffalo) is a film student at Sarah Lawrence where he meets two fellow undergrads, Thea (Kathleen… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 24, 2003
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The characters are both unsympathetic and uninteresting.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

With its talky and theatricalized depiction of cruelties mutually inflicted by financially comfortable good-looking young white people on each other, XX/XY at times recalls a slightly more full-blooded Neil LaBute movie.

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

There's probably a movie in XX/XY, but director Austin Chick doesn't seem to have found it.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

By the numbers relationship drama saved only by Ruffalo's performance and presence.

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Globe and Mail

Rarely does a fine movie like this have so awkward a title.

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Vic Vogler
Denver Post

XX/XY expresses and explores this universal yearning without becoming stuck in it. In this and many other respects, few movies are so mature and satisfying.

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Tom Dawson

Succeeds as an amusing critique rather than an empty-headed endorsement of its protagonists' behaviour.

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Jan Stuart

Ruffalo continues to be one of the most intriguing actors of his generation.

Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It never addresses the underlying issue on which those relationships hinge: Is Coles still in love with Sam, or is he just in love with what she represents.

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JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Entertained, enlightened and engaged.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"XX/XY" starts in 1993 in New York City. After Coles(Mark Ruffalo), an artist and aspiring filmmaker, gracefully jumps a… More
Leo L
A favorite.