Uncle Nino (2003)

Uncle Nino

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Critic Consensus: Critics say that despite a warm, well-meaning message about the importance of family ties, Uncle Nino is utterly corny and predictable.


Movie Info

A visit from a distant relative teaches a modern family about old-fashioned values in this family drama. Robert Micelli (Joe Mantegna) and his wife Marie (Anne Archer) are a couple living in Chicago with their two children, 15-year-old Bobby (Trevor Morgan) and 12-year-old Gina (Gina Mantegna). The Micelli Family is not as close as it once was; Robert is busy with work as he tries to earn a promotion, Marie has given up on cooking as a hobby, Bobby has started a rock & roll band with his friends … More

Rating: PG (for language and some teen smoking.)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Robert Shallcross
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 7, 2009
Runtime:
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Cast


as Robert Micelli

as Marie Micelli

as Bobby Micelli

as Stewart

as Executive

as John Cummings

as Police Officer

as Store Customer

as Pinched Grocery Stor...

as Grocery Store Worker

as Stranger at Airport

as Sample Lady

as Airport Bathroom Lad...

as Gina Micelli

as Crush Girl

as Student

as Limo Driver

as Pet Store Worker

as Gina Micelli
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Critic Reviews for Uncle Nino

All Critics (35) | Top Critics (16)

A third-rate Robin Williams movie that didn't even have the decency to hire Robin Williams.

Full Review… | March 3, 2005
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Top Critic

Shallcross fails to infuse the proceedings with the wit or distinctiveness necessary to lift it above the crop of its so many similar-themed predecessors.

February 26, 2005
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Both movies have familiar and even hokey aspects, but they're also sincere rather than cynical, and there's something affecting about the very similar messages they're peddling.

Full Review… | February 18, 2005
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Aggressive heartwarmer, which turns out to be much more of a heartburner.

February 14, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

There's not a single surprise or moment of dramatic tension.

Full Review… | February 12, 2005
L.A. Weekly
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An effortless heartwarmer that manages to be utterly corny but quite likable.

Full Review… | February 11, 2005
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Uncle Nino

Awe...what a nice, charming, cute, entertaining family movie! I really enjoyed the music at the end with Uncle Nino playing with the boys. Good job!

itsjustme2004
Cynthia S.

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