The Brothers Mcmullen Synopsis
They (Jack Mulcahy, Mike McGlone, Edward Burns) live and love on Long Island.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Burns has created an endearing gathering of people we all know, and every one of them is so much fun that leaving the theater at the end...
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
You don't have to be Catholic, or Irish, or even American, to "get it." Burns' language, despite originating on Long Island, is universal...
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The women's characters are as well drawn as the men's in a splendidly acted film that captures the confusion of love in ways that are...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie brings into focus how rare religion and spirituality are in American films.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A clever, amiably low-key mix of family drama and romantic comedy.[18 August 1995, Friday, p.C]
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This meaty Irish stew isn't arty or elliptical. It ought to connect with anyone who's survived sibling tension or romantic fence-sitting....
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The romantic troubles of three Irish-Catholic brothers on Long Island don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Respectable by the tube's standards, even a cut above dumbed-down Hollywood, but hardly the stuff of creative renewal.
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60

TV Guide

Solid, old-fashioned narrative moviemaking with just enough no-budget cachet to disguise its essential blandness.
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60

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This is, recognizably, an indie film, in the best sense of the term.
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