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8.6

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

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  • Summary: A former college ladies man and current "cool" kindergarten teacher who thinks he has discovered the secrets of dating known as The Tao of Steve falls for a woman who does not seem to be susceptible to his charms.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 30
  2. Negative: 1 out of 30
  1. 100
    A constant, idiosyncratic pleasure that leaves us eager to see what the Goodmans and Logue will do next.
  2. It's a tiny, sunny character study about a fat guy who's an unlikely chick magnet. And as such it's a pip.
  3. Reviewed by: Sean Means
    90
    An offbeat delight.
  4. A modest but charming romantic comedy.
  5. Reviewed by: Robert Horton
    70
    A crowd pleaser, but there's something a bit prim and pre-determined about its conclusions.
  6. 30
    It's amazing that anyone still thinks this kind of shit can fly.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. EricS
    Dec 6, 2009
    9
    I'd seen Donal Logue in a few bit parts before catching Tao, and I've been a huge fan ever since. A great film that entertains I'd seen Donal Logue in a few bit parts before catching Tao, and I've been a huge fan ever since. A great film that entertains while delivering a clear message. Collapse

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