• Released
  • September 6, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 51 min
  • Drama
  • 34 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Two women fall for each other's sons.

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The Guardian

By Damon Wise
An incredibly provocative piece of work, featuring a brave and vulnerable performance by Naomi Watts (who seems perhaps a little too young)...
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63

RogerEbert.com

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Adore is, as my late mother would say in describing Sidney Sheldon novels, "good trash."
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
As edgy female wish-fulfillment fantasy, showing that fantasy’s consequences, Adore engrosses and engages, never titillates and never...
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60

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
It falls to Wright and Watts to shoulder the heavy lifting here, and they do so with as much grace as the plot will allow. Adore isn’t the...
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60

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
You can barely stifle a laugh, and the way Wright and Watts deliver rote, morally searching dialogue with deer-in-the-headlights stoicism...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Trying to be provocative with a capital "P," Anne Fontaine's Adore undermines itself by provoking unintended laughs.
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45

NPR

By Ella Taylor
To begin with, how painful is it to watch actors as intelligent as Naomi Watts and Robin Wright mug their way through the story of two...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Adore has the distinction of featuring some of the most laughable dialogue in any movie this year.
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30

Variety

By Justin Chang
A ludicrous melodrama that begs to be handled as an over-the-top sex farce is instead treated with the solemnity of a wake, albeit one with...
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30

Village Voice

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The disparity between the inherently trashy appeal of the story and the self-serious way it's presented cripples much of the potential for...
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Rated R | For Sexual Content and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Unsatisfying but sexed-up drama tackles controversial theme.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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