Rare Birds - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Rare Birds Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 3, 2003
Whimsical and touching.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
October 2, 2003
Rendered bland and frustrating by its endless attempts to make the odd odder.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
October 4, 2002
The movie keeps coming back to the achingly unfunny Phonce and his several silly subplots.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
March 1, 2002
With Rare Birds, as with The Shipping News before it, an attempt is made to transplant a Hollywood star into Newfoundland's wild soil -- and The Rock once again resists the intrusion.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4