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Don McKay

(2009)

Rated R for language and some violence.

R In Theaters 04/2/2010 , 87min.
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Viewer Score
35%
Viewer score based on 51 ratings
54%
Critic score based on 9 reviews

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September 28, 2012
mjay3
All previous ratings are very generous
April 04, 2010
Haraheart
The most ridiculous, worst acted waste of time and money I've seen in a REALLY long time. Thomas Haden Church, is sitcom horrible and i've never seen Elisabeth Shue worse. i would have walked out, but I kept thinking SOMETHING WOULD HAPPEN. It did, more bad acting, writing and directing. Melissa Leo is the only one who grabbed onto a shred of reality. even with the electrifyingly bad script. I

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Village Voice
A strange, largely inert indie thriller, Don McKay has got good bones (inspired by Blood Simple, it has a solid cast and a strong pitch) but a terrible metabolism. Full Review
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
He definitely needs more experience, but writer/director Jake Goldberger displays an appealingly skewed sense of humor in his noir debut. Full Review
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times
McKay never quite catches fire as a thriller and, truth be told, it's not much of a character study either. Full Review
Kirk Honeycutt
The Hollywood Reporter
Goldberger mistakes deadness for deadpan and mere oddness for that touch of genius that allows a first-rate filmmaker to get laughs out of the contrast between gruesome acts and mundane social concerns. Full Review
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
The premise of the short-story-size comic thriller Don McKay is as thin and crumbly as a corn chip. Full Review

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