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Based on 13 Reviews
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  • 75
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    Enlivens the classic premise of innocent-in-the-city by moving its archetypal characters in unexpected directions. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Manages to be enjoyable despite its contrivances. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Here we witness a healthy friendship between a gay and straight male that doesn't call for stilted changes in personality or sexual orientation. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    One big cliche. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Like the fresh-faced leads, the film is an unexpected charmer. show more

  • 58
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A modest but amiable comedy. show more

  • 70
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    For all its moments of pathos, Cowboys & Angels is lighthearted. It is an assured piece of work and wholly engaging. show more

  • 70
    Robert Koehler Variety

    Pic drifts onto a familiar obstacle course for its wide-eyed hero, but displays a spirited, open-hearted goodness along the way. Combination of warmth, humor, danger and a cosmopolitan take on young, urban Eire sets pic distinctly apart. show more

  • 70
    Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post

    It's a sweet but slight film whose undeniable appeal is largely due to the performances of its flat-out adorable leads. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    The coming-of-age story about the corruptions of the big city has been done a few thousand times, but at least this one offers a fresh mix of open-minded intelligence and a heartfelt point of view. show more

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