• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 49 min
  • Comedy
  • 24 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: More than 140 people try to contact a deliveryman (Patrick Huard) who became their donor father.

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80

Empire

A French comedy that pitches for wit over broad comedy, it's successful in salting what could be a over-sugary confection with healthy dose...
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80

NPR

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There are certain plot points in Starbuck, it's true, that either don't make much sense or are simply underexplained. But the picture is so...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s a smidge too cute and a bit too long, but Huard and Scott make this comical journey (in French and “Franglish” with English subtitles),...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
Starbuck is unapologetic genre filmmaking with a winning performance from its lead, Huard ( Bon Cop, Bad Cop), a shambling, likeable...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
Scott keeps the story from becoming cloying and sentimental. He is aided by smart, low-key work from his cast, especially Huard, who easily...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A lovable underachiever unwittingly spawns his own village in Starbuck, Ken Scott's crowd-pleasing comedy exploring various meanings of...
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
A high-concept comedy that peddles some slapstick laughs and life lessons but little insight.
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63

RogerEbert.com

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Starbuck is one of those high-concept yet formulaic, sitcom-like comedies that gets by on charm and speed. It is manipulative and...
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
You do have to give Starbuck credit for engineering perhaps the largest group hug ever put on film.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Five or 10 children might have led to comedy; 533 of them make for farce. All the same, Mr. Huard is endearing in the role of a perpetual...
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Rated R | For Some Drug Material, Sexual Content and Language