60

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
It's no great surprise how things end up for this tossed-under-one-roof bunch. How they get there, however, provides a largely fertile playground for the picture's talented comic ensemble.
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50

Slant Magazine

The Americans are clichéd and vapid, and seeing them get knocked around and told to wake up can be validating if you know people as obnoxious and spoiled as them.
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40

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
A behind-the-scenes comedy about the making of a reality TV show, My Uncle Rafael looks suspiciously like an outright sitcom itself, with the same careful dosage of sententiousness and one-liners.
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30

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
An insufferable import indebted to "Mrs. Doubtfire" in which a man in prosthetics helps a family cope with, and overcome, divorce.
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30

The New York Times

My Uncle Rafael stumbles over forced plotting and setups and falls prey to its hero's avuncular mushiness.
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36 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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