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Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    In substance and style, the movie is more than a few tears short of Jordan's "The Crying Game." But Murphy is an actor to watch. Even in heels. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Known for his visual images, Jordan outdoes himself in "Breakfast,'' a feast for the eyes. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Murphy's breathy, high voice as Kitten feels forced, but not nearly as much as the film's efforts to be both whimsical and weighty. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Breakfast on Pluto, with an impressive cast that includes Liam Neeson and Brendan Gleeson, deploys its whimsy in many ways, all of them cloying. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    However great Murphy is in this film, even greater is Liam Neeson as Father Bernard. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Cross-dressing and the Irish Troubles don't mix well in Neil Jordan's cloying, fanciful Breakfast on Pluto. show more

  • 50
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Tedious portrait of a troubled Rolling Stone. show more

  • 100
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Jordan and McCabe's real triumph here, however, is the tenderness with which they imbues "Kitten," and the astonishing grace with which the extraordinary Murphy pulls it off. show more

  • 100
    Glenn Kenny Premiere

    Playful, poetic, shocking, saddening, and ultimately gratifyingly and honestly big-hearted. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie is like a Dickens novel in which the hero moves through the underskirts of society, encountering one colorful character after another. show more

  • October 04, 2008 Jskidzo
    Report This User

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