October Films | Release Date: December 3, 1999 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Mixed or average reviews based on 27 Critics
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11
Mixed:
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80
Agnes Browne hums along as a series of pleasant vignettes, only frantically shifting to a single narrative track in its third act for the sake of an unbelievably upbeat ending.
75
Even though the soap employed is Irish Spring, this is still a soap opera.
63
A bawdy comedy that convincingly celebrates the resilience of the urban poor and the power of friendship in the teeth of despair.
63
A pleasant little confection that leaves behind the sneaking suspicion it should have amounted to so much more.
63
A satisfying Irish stew made from very familiar ingredients.