Sixty Six Synopsis
The bar mitzvah of a boy coincides with the final of the 1966 World Cup.
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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

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In the end, though, Weiland ("Made of Honor") pours so much heart into his autobiographically "true-ish" story that accessibility is a...
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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...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

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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...
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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...
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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

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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...
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40

Los Angeles Times

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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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cheery foreign flick

By doily
good performances from a well-placed cast; helena bonham carter is the natural standout. all's well that ends well, but hey, that's only natural from a trip to the cinema. nice feel-good flick with...

Sixty Six

By filmdad
A moving story told with humor and warmth. Well written and well acted by a British cast that worked together as though they'd been an ensemble group for years. Loved it as did my entire family....

Sixty-Six

By filmfan4life
Cute, sweet movie with great characters....has some slow moments but all in all great movie with a great message. We took our teenagers, one loved it, one said he hated it, but throughout the evening...

66

By Roger Felberbaum
Found it slow and somewhat boring, a few laughs, but one to miss. Nothing compelling. Not funny enough, not a great story, not emotional....not anything....

66

By martingg
clever comedy/drama.....mad me laugh and made me cry almost at the same time. Well worth seeing....

66

By enjoy8
This is a fantastic movie! I watched it on the plane from Denver to Washington D.C. and couldn't stop laughing and then crying. I enjoyed the variety of personalities in the movie and am going to...

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Rated PG-13 | For language, some sexual content and brief nudity