I'm Not Rappaport (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

I'm Not Rappaport (1996)

I'm Not Rappaport (1996)

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Nat is a Jew with leftist leanings. Midge is an African-American boiler tender. Together they meet on a bench in NYC's Central Park. Neither are happy about the future, until Nat convinces Midge to join him in his imaginative character creations.

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Cast

Craig T. Nelson
as The Cowboy
Boyd Gaines
as Danforth
Elina Löwensohn
as Clara Lemlich
Ron Rifkin
as Feigenbaum
Nancy Giles
as Ella Mae Tilden
Mina Bern
as Rifka
Fanni Green
as July Carbonelle
Shirl Bernheim
as Russian Lady
Alan North
as Gristedes Customer
Sidney Armus
as Gristedes Customer
Tony Gillan
as Gristedes Customer
York Bergin
as Boy at Gristedes
Richard Korthaze
as Tango Dancer and Partner
Arthur Anderson
as Mr. Gunther
Michael Angarano
as 3-Year-Old Cowboy
Jennie Moreau
as Mother of 3-Year-Old Cowboy
Jake Gardner
as Bat Kid
Adam Lamberg
as Spiderman Kid
Josh Pais
as Rodney
Bobby Cannavale
as Parking Lot Customer
Peter Friedman
as Young Nat's Father
Alexander Goodwin
as 5-Year-Old Nat
Cheryl Giannini
as Italian Woman
Donna Hooper
as Strike Woman
Diana Agostini
as Strike Woman
Katherine Hiler
as Strike Woman
Tessa Auberjonois
as Strike Woman
Heather Goldenhersh
as Strike Woman
Edoardo Ballerini
as Man at Rally
Richard Spore
as Homeless Man
Ray Anthony Thomas
as Homeless Man
Marion Killinger
as Homeless Man
Adger Cowans
as The Saxophonist
Phillip Parnes
as The Violinist
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Critic Reviews for I'm Not Rappaport

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (4)

This is good stuff. Unfortunately, director Herb Gardner is a little too fond of writer Herb Gardner's script, which just keeps going and going and going -- until even two old pros such as Walter and Ossie have worn out their welcome.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2.5/4
USA Today
Top Critic

Under Gardner's heavy-handed direction it doesn't transfer well from stage to screen.

August 5, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A stable of solid performances, led by leads Walter Matthau and Ossie Davis, are all there is to recommend.

December 10, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
TheMovieReport.com

NOT A COMEDY. So depressing.

September 9, 2003 | Rating: 0/5
About.com

The fire in Nat's belly and his zeal for justice make him an unforgettable character.

February 24, 2002 | Full Review…
Spirituality and Practice

The stuff of Hollywood? I don't think so.

June 25, 2001 | Rating: 3/5
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for I'm Not Rappaport

When I 1st saw I'm Not Rappaport, I wasn't too impressed but after seeing it again yesterday after all this time, It was better then what I remembered.Walter Matthau & Ossie Davis were great together

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