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Loosies (2012)

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A young New York pickpocket Bobby (Peter Facinelli) is confronted by a woman (Jamie Alexander) with whom he has a passionate one-night affair. She tells him she's pregnant, and Bobby is forced to reevaluate a lifetime of missteps, take responsibility for his new child and win over the girl who might just be perfect for him. -- (C) IFC

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Cast

Michael Madsen
as Lt. Nick Sullivan
William Forsythe
as Captain Tom Edwards
Tom DeNucci
as Officer Jeffrey
Tom Paolino
as Detective Verdi
Johnny Cicco
as Stoner Adam
Stella Schnabel
as Girl with Fish
Sera Verdi
as Girl in Train Station
Chad A. Verdi
as Father in Train Station/Bar Guy 4
Jeannine Light
as Subway Patron
Benny Salerno
as Man on Subway
David Goggin
as Policeman
Rebecca Forsythe
as Pretty Girl in Bar
Barry Blair
as Goon #2
Rob DeFranco
as Bar Guy 1
Robert Tarini
as Bar Guy 2
Michael Tang
as Bar Guy 3
Ray Brooks
as Bartender
Daniel Boneville
as Man on Phone
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Critic Reviews for Loosies

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (8)

Making romance a big part of the mix dooms a movie already saddled with one of the worst titles in recent memory.

Full Review… | January 13, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Romantic comedies are often as contrived and irritating as "Loosies," but few feature a lead character so lacking in appeal.

Full Review… | January 13, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

Facinelli's transformation from feckless charmer to committed caretaker seems contrived, leaving the film feeling like a series of stitched-together scenes with little internal drive.

Full Review… | January 12, 2012
Variety
Top Critic

Not a great movie, but satisfying enough to hold attention and win your affection -- a rare blue-plate combo on today's overcrowded menu of movie chaos that sticks to your ribs and stays there.

Full Review… | January 10, 2012
New York Observer
Top Critic

Loosies has a bevy of colorful character actors -- from Michael Madsen and William Forsythe to Vincent Gallo and Joe Pantoliano -- but little character.

Full Review… | January 10, 2012
Village Voice
Top Critic

An amorphous, laugh-flecked drama about a New York City pickpocket that mostly comes across as a feature-length advertisement for its likable star and writer, Peter Facinelli.

January 10, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Loosies

Considering that this movie had the two biggest B-movie kings (Michael Madsen, and William Forsythe), should have been my first clue that is was going to be just so-so. ...and it was.

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

two stars

MisterYoda ?
MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

½

It's not the worst romantic comedy out there, but it's too familiar, stupid, and cliched to really make it worth watching. We know where the film's going to go, the entire premise is distractedly silly, and it's just not that funny. The acting is all pretty serviceable, but the chemistry is lacking, and the material doesn't do them any favors. It doesn't go any place particularly unique, but instead follows a very predictable formula, and not in a particularly interesting way. The execution, like most of the film, is passable but not engaging. At the end you have a forgettable, and largely lackluster romcom. 2.5/5 Stars

Jeffrey Meyers
Jeffrey Meyers

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