Mystery, Alaska Reviews

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Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
The world's first hockey sitcom movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: D
Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com
January 1, 2000
Burt Reynolds, please retire from movies!
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
The first sixty minutes is one of the worst hours of film I've seen all year.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
September 2, 2004
O roteiro cria uma série de subtramas que jamais se tornam relevantes e - o que é pior - mergulham no mais puro clichê.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It's a sort of adult The Mighty Ducks that stretches and strains in the direction of The Last Picture Show, but falls flat on the ice.
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
If you drop the "c" in hockey you get a perfect description of Mystery, Alaska.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Robert Koehler
Variety
January 1, 2000
Mild and underwhelming.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
The only thing that saves it from being total trash is the skill of the lead actors, who make the best out of nothing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
Lacks the creative spark found in Kelley's TV shows.
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
This latest hockey opus is standard polar fare, Picket Fences on ice, so to speak.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
January 1, 2000
The film's aspirations were higher in the planning stages than what was translated to film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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John Hartl
Seattle Times
January 1, 2000
Crowe gives the kind of thoughtful performance that suggests what Mystery, Alaska could have been if it had stayed in focus.
Cornell & Petricelli
CinemaSense.Com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
At neither a comedy nor a drama does it come close to succeeding.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
Plain inexcusable!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Mac Verstandig
Moviereviews.org
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 14, 2001
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
January 1, 2000
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 27, 2007

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January 1, 2000

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004
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