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Melvin Goes to Dinner

  R Closed Captioning

Bob Odenkirk

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Plot Summary

Award-winning comedy about a lonely young man who finds himself at a restaurant with two strangers and his best friend. After lots of discussion, the four of them learn much more than they ever imagined about death, sex, and dinner.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 11
  • Fresh: 11
  • Rotten: 0
  • Average Rating: 7.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Despite its compositional flaws, Melvin Goes to Dinner will please anyone who takes the art of social chatter seriously. – Damon Smith, Boston Globe, Nov 13, 2003

Fresh: Isn't note perfect by any stretch, but it's great fun to listen to. – Desson Thomson, Washington Post, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: Makes for a witty, urbane and down-to-earth night of discussion that packs a good deal of kick. – Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews


So honest and so real! There is someone or a situation to relate to in this movie.