• R, 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Taika Waitiki
    In Theaters:
    Aug 17, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jan 8, 2008
  • Miramax Films


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Eagle vs. Shark Reviews

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Heather Huntington

As likeable as the movie was, I just didn't find it as funny as I thought I would.

Full Review Source: ReelzChannel.com | Original Score: 6/10

August 23, 2008
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

The strength of Eagle vs Shark lies in its unconventional story with unconventional leads.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3/5

August 18, 2008
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

As stylistically and thematically quirky as one might've anticipated...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

August 11, 2008
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Off-planet strangeness with a captivation factor.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 3/5

January 23, 2008
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Romantic comedy about two lonely people who find each other while orbiting on the outer fringes of society reminded me of 'Napoleon Dynamite.'

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

January 15, 2008
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...mostly tedious and depressing, its eighty-eight minutes going by in about eight hours.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 4/10

January 8, 2008

a fun little quirky movie but to similar to another curtain quirky movie..

| Original Score: 2.5/4

January 6, 2008
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A hit and miss little film with a forced sense of eccentricity that falls flat, but is otherwise saved by hilarious one-liners...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 24, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A paean film to lonely misfits that follows along the same tracks as "Napoleon Dynamite," and relies entirely on being a charmer.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C-

December 21, 2007
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Geek-love rom-com from New Zealand has bite.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

October 22, 2007
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A romantic comedy where one of the participants treats the other like crap.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

September 12, 2007
Philip French
Observer [UK]


Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

August 25, 2007
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The genius of this film is the way it keeps us laughing at the eccentricities while also challenging us to find a positive way to move forward with our lives.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 4/5

August 17, 2007
Derek Malcolm
This is London

If you're going to make fun of awkward chavs, even with the best will in the world, you have to avoid simply laughing at them.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2007
Neil Smith

From the seemingly helpless geriatric who gets up to push his own wheelchair to the genial brother who constantly mimics movie stars, however, Taika Cohen's film seems nothing so much as Little Britain Down Under.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 3/5

August 17, 2007
Anthony Quinn

The film wants to be your cuddly, quirky friend, and makes you feel bad for not returning the affection.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2007
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Lead couple Lily (Loren Horsley) and Jarrod (Jemaine Clement) are such unoriginal, checklist misfits that there's little about them to celebrate or even stomach.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

August 17, 2007
Martin Hoyle
Financial Times

Eagle vs Shark lays on the whimsy with a trowel, almost smothering the real talent of an endearing cast. Provincial New Zealand.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

August 17, 2007
Xan Brooks

You don't have to be a schoolyard bully to find yourself longing to administer swift, vicious wedgies to the nerdish inhabitants of this kitsch Kiwi excursion.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

August 17, 2007
James Christopher
Times [UK]

Eagle vs Shark is a quirky New Zealand comedy which unravels with rather less off-beat joie de vivre than Napoleon Dynamite did.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2007
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