• Released
  • May 28, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 44 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Comedy
  • 68 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A man and his friends devise a plan to blow up two weapons factories.

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85

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Like "The Big Sleep," Micmacs tells a tangled story that may be just too much for some viewers. But the film moves nimbly, has an exuberant...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Jeunet maintains a firm control of his dreamscape creation, drawing on influences as varied as "Toy Story," "Children of Paradise," and...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the French di rector of "Amelie," is back to more lighthearted whimsy with the delightful Micmacs.
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75

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
The whole thing is such a rare visual treat -- such a tres magnifique cinematic spectacle -- that those flaws are easy to overlook....
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Micmacs is an inventive romp punctuated by the kind of quirkiness Jeunet has brought to all his films.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Spiced with melancholy and magic, Micmacs is an imaginative live-action film with the playfulness of an animation like "Ratatouille."...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Another beguiling if draining fantasia from Jean-Pierre Jeuet that harkens back to silent movies.
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65

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Nearly everyone, and everything, in Micmacs is at one point or another guilty of trying too hard.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Micmacs is the equivalent of a circus troupe setting up a tent in a war zone: You're entertained, even delighted, but after a while you...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Highly visual but cold. It's undeniably inventive, but also relentlessly fey and self-consciously zany and, in terms of story, it moves...
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Rated R | For some sexuality and brief violence