Waking Ned Devine Synopsis
Irishmen (Ian Bannen, David Kelly) scheme to claim another's lottery winnings.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
This one's so much fun, it's worth taking the whole family.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

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Unfolds with such unforced inevitability that absurdity never condescends to sticky adorableness.
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90

Dallas Observer

By Bill Gallo
Waking Ned Devine works up enough feel-good momentum that in the end it's irresistible.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By G. Allen Johnson
There's not a whole lot to Waking Ned Devine, but it may be enough for those who like their quirky comedies from the British Isles - a...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of the joys of Waking Ned Devine is in the richness of the local eccentric population.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
An unabashed excursion into feel good territory.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The wonder is that the cast -- a terrific ensemble with talents honed on such hallowed stages as the Abbey Theatre -- brings it off with...
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Predicated on the slimmest of notions, this debut by Jones is so cuddly-cute in its desire to be pleasing that it's all but transparent.
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50

TV Guide

Destined to be a crowd-pleaser though it may be, this collection of Irish quirks and "charm" tied together by a slender plot also leans...
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40

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While one can detect a genuinely amusing screenplay somewhere under the flat direction and mysteriously stiff performances, the film is...
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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 11+ Some funny parts, but kids may not be interested.
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