75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It's labeled a "true-ish story," and the results are cheeky fun.
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75

Boston Globe

In the end, though, Weiland ("Made of Honor") pours so much heart into his autobiographically "true-ish" story that accessibility is a nonissue.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The story line sounds plain and simple, but the movie is enlightened by Bernie's impassioned narration and by a gallery of small comic details.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy Sixty Six, but it probably wouldn't hurt.
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60

Village Voice

You don't have to be Jewish to appreciate its genuine fondness for the claustrophobic warmth of family life among working-class people apprehensively inching their way toward upward mobility.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
On the plus side is a good cast, including Eddie Marsan and Helena Bonham Carter as Bernie's hapless parents and Stephen Rea as a sympathetic doctor.
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Charts a sentimental struggle toward manhood with period-appropriate charm.
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50

Variety

While mazel tovs are due for efficient playing and execution, predictable script seldom scores big laughs.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Though inspired by Weiland's own childhood, the film's plot sticks close to the underdog's coming-of-age formula and is marred by young Bernie's gratingly self-pitying voice-over.
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40

Los Angeles Times

Instead of depicting a boy's first steps toward manhood -- ceremony aside -- it turns into an uninvolving portrait of self-absorption.
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57 out of 100
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