Starbuck Synopsis
More than 140 people try to contact a deliveryman (Patrick Huard) who became their donor father.
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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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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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Fantastic French Canadian Film

By dllfnn
This movie is so funny and Patrick Huard is fantastic as usual. The story is sweet as well as hilarious. Those who don't like it clearly don't understand French Canadian humor. It's well worth seeing....

Starbuck is wonderful!

By Ib1jammindude
I am not normally into subtitled movies...but Sally and I just got back from seeing this, and I was completely blown away. Not only is this one of the funniest comedies I have ever seen...it's one of...

Funny movie..........

By mooovie_delite
Exactly what you expect from a good comedy. Definitely watch the movie....

Stars for Starbuck

By keppstein
Warm, funny, great premise and fabulously acted!...

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By lorilcarey61
A fun movie that's guaranteed to cheer you. Don't get uptight about the weak legal plot, and enjoy the entourage of personalities. Starbuck is full of people you'll wish you knew. Other characters...

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Rated R | For Some Drug Material, Sexual Content and Language