A.C.O.D. Synopsis
A near-breakdown sends the grown son of bitterly divorced parents back to his childhood therapist.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Adam Scott has a controlled, almost overly impeccable charisma. Handsome, with small precise facial features, he has a witty, hiply...
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80

Film.com

By William Goss
A.C.O.D. proves to be both a solid debut for Zicherman and a worthy vehicle for Scott and company, one that provides plenty of awkward...
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75

RogerEbert.com

A.C.O.D. is a sharp, dark-ish character comedy, settling for a dry tolerance in its point of view that is very appealing and even...
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75

The Playlist

By Kimber Myers
Comedy can succeed based on either its relatability or sheer absurdity, and A.C.O.D. favors the former approach, while not entirely...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Funny but less successful as comedy than as a cry of you-screwed-us-up solidarity.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A spotty comedy with a great cast and a catchy title that falls apart in the final third.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Scott’s probably the perfect actor for this, since he’s too likably lightweight to suggest any emotion more crippling than exasperation.
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60

Village Voice

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A.C.O.D. ultimately suffers from a rare affliction: an overkill of editing. Whole scenes—especially the farcical finale—peter out just at...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Despite an excellent ensemble cast of comedic treasures as well as veterans of drama taking a walk down a lighter aisle, A.C.O.D (i.e. Adult...
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50

Variety

By Geoff Berkshire
The ensemble’s crack comic timing can only go so far to compensate for uneven scripting.
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Adam Scott is a genius!

By mcandek
Along with a great roster of supporting characters (the great Catherine O'Hara! Amy Poehler!) Scott brings his dry sense of humor to this entertaining film. I wasn't blown away by it, but did enjoy it...

LOVED IT!!

By awex22
A.C.O.D. was extremely entertaining, funny and poignant. I loved it as did my teenage daughter - best movie we have seen in a while!...

A.C.O.D. (Adult Children of Divorce)

By hillking3
I thought this was a very entertaining movie, a rueful comedy. It's exactly the kind that I expect many professional critics to dislike because it is neither tragic nor anguished enough to satisfy...

A.C.O.D

By docdav
The film deal with a tough subject--adult children of divorce. It is well-acted, beautifully written and directed. It is at times funny, sad, moving and seems painfully honest. I'd recommend it for...

acod

By mfp1285
very funny sensitive movie cheers to the writers and director who made us smile through all...

LOL

By kevinlingle
very humorous with some drama. Must see!...

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Rated R | For Language and Brief Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Mature farce about divorce has some hilarious bits.
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