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6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5

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  1. May 26, 2013
    10
    Oh, it's funny and absurd and creative all right! P.J direction tells me that movies don't have to be perfect, they have their own identity in indie filmmaking. Seriously, I thought this movie was going to suck but truly from my heart- I have space for P.J as a great director. The story, its metallic and full of emotion and comedy. Mental is a super funny ride that needs to be seen again and again. Expand
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42

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 14
  2. Negative: 3 out of 14
  1. Reviewed by: Joe Neumaier
    Mar 30, 2013
    40
    The cutesy energy is just too much in this Aussie comedy that’s overly bemused by its quirkiness.
  2. Reviewed by: Tina Hassannia
    Mar 29, 2013
    12
    Given the film's garrulous multitude of characters, one wishes they would all just shut up and sing.
  3. Reviewed by: Lou Lumenick
    Mar 28, 2013
    50
    The hippie heroine of this wacky Aussie comedy cheerfully theorizes that Australia was actually originally settled not by convicts but by mental patients — which may possibly explain the antics of Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman, among others.