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Harry and Tonto Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 29, 2012
Affectionate but contrived odyssey folk tale.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Variety Staff
November 24, 2008
A pleasant film about an old man who rejuvenates himself on a cross-country trek.
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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Mazursky has escaped Fellini's shadow; when everyone's back from going to 'look for America', he might have something interesting to say.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
September 11, 2005
A seventy year old man from New York City travels across the country and discovers the joy, the confusion and the stoutness of the human adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
June 11, 2005
Paul Mazursky's sentimental, upbeat serio-comedy about a widower who takes to the road with his cat after being evicted form his home is lifted above the routine TV Movie of the Week by the solid turn of Art Carney, who won the Best Actor Oscar.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
John A. Nesbit
February 27, 2005
Worth seeing for Carney's performance
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Staci Layne Wilson
January 28, 2005
A bona finde classic, and a rare road movie that features a cat as the wheel-man.
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
November 17, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
It's not easy to make comedies that work as drama, too. But Carney's acting is so perceptive that it helps this material succeed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
July 31, 2004
I remember it being better than I expected, but at the same time, that's all I remember. Pleasant, forgettable.
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
August 7, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5

May 24, 2003
[A] touching comedy drama ...
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Nora Sayre
New York Times
May 21, 2003
The muted style robs the picture of the liberating point it's meant to make: that imaginative energy transcends the generations.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
You may find much of this, despite the apparent sincerity, too cutesy and self-satisfied for its own good.
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