Breakfast on Pluto Synopsis
An Irish foster child travels to London to be reborn as a transvestite cabaret singer.
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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...
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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...
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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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Boston Globe

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

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

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Tedious portrait of a troubled Rolling Stone.
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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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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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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...
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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...
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Rated R | For sexuality, language, some violence and drug use