Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

Milwaukee, Minnesota

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Allan Mindel's Milwaukee, Minnesota is about con men hoping to take advantage of a fishing champion. Albert (Troy Garity) is the best ice-fisherman in Wisconsin. He is not the sharpest tack in the box, making him susceptible to the less than ethical advances of nefarious Jerry (Randy Quaid), Stan (Hank Harris), and Tuey (Alison Folland), who all want in on his tournament winnings. Albert's life becomes even more difficult after his loving mother (Debra Monk) dies in an unexpected traffic … More

Rating: R (for language, sexual content, some violence and brief drug use.)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: R.D. Murphy, Richard Murphy, R. D. Murphy
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 13, 2005
Runtime:
Tartan Films - Official Site

Cast


as Albert Burroughs

as Jerry James

as Sean McNally

as Stan Stites

as Edna Burroughs

as Transvestite

as Bartender

as Woman in Photograph
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Critic Reviews for Milwaukee, Minnesota

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (14)

Garity doesn't break any new Rainman ground here, but Allan Mindel's film has a nice sense of place, and Richard Murphy's script has lots of low-key surprises.

Full Review… | September 16, 2005
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Memorable enough to warrant another shot at director. This film ends in a way that proves Mindel doesn't rely on cliches to make a statement.

Full Review… | September 9, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle
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Everyone seems to be playing someone else in Allan Mindel's full-of-potential, slight-of-script Milwaukee, Minnesota.

Full Review… | September 8, 2005
Chicago Tribune
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Most of its cast makes strong impressions, but the plot and motivation don't quite jell, resulting in a minor item that shows its star Troy Garity to good advantage.

Full Review… | August 4, 2005
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

More predictable than its makers seem aware, its emotional hooks much too dull to pull us in.

Full Review… | August 4, 2005
L.A. Weekly
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A strange, compelling film, with Mr. Garity as a likeable, winning centerpiece.

Full Review… | June 7, 2005
New York Observer
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Audience Reviews for Milwaukee, Minnesota

A decent odd ball film, but I didn't like the yellow tinge the whole film had.

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