Beautiful Joe

  • 2001
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime, Drama, Romance

Despite the contrived nature of the screenplay, this odd couple romance works as an old-fashioned, sappy star vehicle. Some welcome doses of character-driven comedy keep the sentimental floodgates in check. Stung by his wife's harsh words as she's leaving him, Boston-based Irish expatriate Joe (Billy Connolly) wonders if there's more to life than being a...read more