The Giant Mechanical Man Synopsis
The Giant Mechanical Man is a charming comedic romance between Janice (Jenna Fischer), a woman in her 30’s who has yet to learn how to navigate adulthood.
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Slant Magazine

It's a simple story of simple people intentionally told in simple terms, and the only issues with which it's concerned are those of pure...
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70

Variety

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Helmer-writer Lee Kirk's deliberately offbeat romance, a vehicle for wife Fischer, will undoubtedly win friends through its...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Grace, especially, gives a turn that could be a twerpy cousin to Tom Cruise's character in "Magnolia"; Fischer's dead-eyed responses to...
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Total Film

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Kirk, who wed Fischer in 2010, perfectly captures her all-thumbs charm, and ubiquitous character actor Messina steps into the lead with...
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Pleasantly charming but instantly forgettable.
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50

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Tim eventually evolves out of smugness, but unfortunately, the film merely trades it for sappiness. Fischer, meanwhile, imbues Janice with...
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25

The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
Fischer at least has personal and romantic reasons to be involved with this film, but audiences are unencumbered by such obligations, and...
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20

Boxoffice Magazine

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Fischer and Messina may make a cute pair, but amidst such contrivances, they're powerless to make this RomCom seem like anything more than...
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Rated PG-13 | For Brief Strong Language and Some Sexual Content