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Outside Providence Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
[The first] shot is pure Farrelly, but the rest of the movie doesn't match its humor.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...the performances and the genuinely interesting script make this one worth checking out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
A funny and sometimes poignant coming-of-age drama.
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
February 14, 2001
I wish I had been outside of Providence instead of watching this mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Todd Anthony
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence shows us nothing we haven't seen before.
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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
I must admit I didn't hear every word. Some were muffled by my groans.
Angela McManaman
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 1, 2000
Outside Providence is the kind of film that, 10 minutes after the closing credits roll, you can't help forgetting.
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Fitfully amusing but nothing remarkable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Douglas Konecky
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
Alec Baldwin is the least convincing blue - collar - poker - playing - whisky - swilling yahoo to hit the screen in many a year.
Edvins Beitiks
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Nothing, absolutely nothing, is original in this movie!
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
A film sort-of from the Farrelly brothers with practically none of its charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
The movie reeks of the kind of atmosphere that makes you reach for the Lysol.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Michael Corrente loses his bearings, bringing nothing fresh, and everything bland.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Badly written and severely miscast!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Isn't worth your time!
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Jim Chastain
Norman Transcript
January 1, 2000
I like it just about as much as I didn't!
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
It comes to the 'startling' conclusion that rich kids might do the same bad things working-class kids do, but get away with it because their money gives them privileges.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
Ever hear someone tell supposedly amusing tales of their childhood and adolescence that seem only to hold the slightest bit of interest to the person telling the story?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Mean-spirited, ugly and just not funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
January 1, 2000
The signature zaniness is missing from director Michael Corrente's adaptation.
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