• Released
  • August 11, 1999
  • Drama
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Agnes Browne Synopsis
A widow struggles to provide for her seven children and dreams of attending a Tom Jones concert.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Even though the soap employed is Irish Spring, this is still a soap opera.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A standout feature of the movie is its representation of female friendship.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Modest and prosaic, with an unfortunate fairy-tale ending (yes, it features Tom Jones).
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A satisfying Irish stew made from very familiar ingredients.
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63

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
A pleasant little confection that leaves behind the sneaking suspicion it should have amounted to so much more.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a modest but likable film, and Anjelica Huston plays a heroine who makes us smile.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A bawdy comedy that convincingly celebrates the resilience of the urban poor and the power of friendship in the teeth of despair.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
There's nothing really wrong with Agnes Browne, except a tendency to take a few easy, convenient outs.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Floats along on the strength of its writing and supporting cast.
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Great slabs of blarney are washed down with tears and Guinness in this yarn about a struggling Irish clan, and the resulting sentiment is...
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