100

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Jordan and McCabe's real triumph here, however, is the tenderness with which they imbues "Kitten," and the astonishing grace with which the extraordinary Murphy pulls it off.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
In substance and style, the movie is more than a few tears short of Jordan's "The Crying Game." But Murphy is an actor to watch. Even in heels.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Known for his visual images, Jordan outdoes himself in "Breakfast,'' a feast for the eyes.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Ambles along nicely, but feels as if it's never going to end.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
However great Murphy is in this film, even greater is Liam Neeson as Father Bernard.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Tedious portrait of a troubled Rolling Stone.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Cross-dressing and the Irish Troubles don't mix well in Neil Jordan's cloying, fanciful Breakfast on Pluto.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Murphy's breathy, high voice as Kitten feels forced, but not nearly as much as the film's efforts to be both whimsical and weighty.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Jordan lets slip virtually every rudiment of drama. He never deigns to develop his characters, he coats the movie in a wet blanket of whimsy, and he lets pop songs do his work for him more lavishly than Cameron Crowe did in "Elizabethtown."
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Breakfast on Pluto, with an impressive cast that includes Liam Neeson and Brendan Gleeson, deploys its whimsy in many ways, all of them cloying.
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59 out of 100
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