The Full Monty Synopsis
Cash-poor Brits (Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy) dare to bare it all in a strip show.
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75
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Takes a premise that seems ripe for broad, vulgar joking and turns it into a sly, even subtle, comedy.
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88

San Francisco Examiner

By G. Allen Johnson
There isn't a whole lot of fancy subplotting, just a potpourri of funny and engaging characters.
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88

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Such pure, naked joy is utterly contagious.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
A laugh and a half, a genial crowd-pleaser.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Simple, joyful and downright innocent movie.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy has created full characters as vulnerable in their personal lives as in their work.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Peter Cattaneo's comedy has brash and boisterous scenes, but its message about the humiliations of unemployment is serious and insightful,...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The comic moments in this ingratiating bit of malarkey from director Peter Cattaneo and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (both TV trained, both...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The director, Peter Cattaneo, takes material that could would be at home in a sex comedy, and gives it gravity because of the desperation...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Originality may be at a premium here, but The Full Monty offers plenty of opportunities for laughter and genial smiles.
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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Who knew male strippers could be so sweet?
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DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF