• R, 1 hr. 36 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Damien O'Donnell
    In Theaters:
    Sep 4, 1999 Wide
    On DVD:
    Sep 12, 2000
  • Miramax Films

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East Is East Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Pakistan mixes with UK in cultural identity drama.

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

December 24, 2010
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Very funny and worth plunking down a few pennies for.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

June 5, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...by the end of the film Khan seems less an oppressor than a casualty, a man exhausted and bewildered by the fluctuations of his own crazy, terrorist of a heart.

Full Review | Original Score: A-

August 8, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A raucous comedy that explores the clash of cultures, beliefs, and generations.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

March 13, 2002

The culture clashes are interesting, the conflict is unresolved and unsatisfying, and all the actors do a terrific job.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5

June 15, 2001
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Like watching This Boy's Life with a laugh track superimposed.

Full Review Source: Matinee Magazine | Original Score: short

April 20, 2001
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

Always stays firmly grounded in real-life family emotions-from laughter to tears, from hate to love.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

One of the rare films that gets to have the best of both worlds: hit serious and true emotional buttons while delivering a genuinely fun time.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Director O'Donnell continually pulls his punches. The result is a movie that's kind of cute and kind of poignant, which all adds up to being only kind of nice.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Exceptionally funny and quite affecting.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: A-

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

September 7, 2011
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B

April 9, 2005
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 3/4

May 20, 2003
Bryan Poyser
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 24, 2003
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2002
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

April 3, 2002

Globe and Mail
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Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2002
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 5, 2002
Cheryl DeWolfe
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 70/100

January 1, 2000
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