Metascore
36

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 5
  2. Negative: 2 out of 5
  1. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    Sep 18, 2012
    30
    An insufferable import indebted to "Mrs. Doubtfire" in which a man in prosthetics helps a family cope with, and overcome, divorce.
  2. Reviewed by: Ronnie Scheib
    Sep 21, 2012
    40
    A behind-the-scenes comedy about the making of a reality TV show, My Uncle Rafael looks suspiciously like an outright sitcom itself, with the same careful dosage of sententiousness and one-liners.
  3. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Sep 20, 2012
    60
    It's no great surprise how things end up for this tossed-under-one-roof bunch. How they get there, however, provides a largely fertile playground for the picture's talented comic ensemble.
  4. Reviewed by: Zachary Wigon
    Sep 20, 2012
    50
    The Americans are clich├ęd and vapid, and seeing them get knocked around and told to wake up can be validating if you know people as obnoxious and spoiled as them.
  5. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Sep 20, 2012
    30
    My Uncle Rafael stumbles over forced plotting and setups and falls prey to its hero's avuncular mushiness.

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