• Released
  • August 30, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Comedy Drama
    Domestic Comedy
Afternoon Delight Synopsis
AFTERNOON DELIGHT is the story of Rachel, a stay-at-home mom who becomes obsessed with saving a stripper named McKenna.
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83

The Playlist

By Cory Everett
Afternoon Delight succeeds mainly because although the premise is broad, writer/director Jill Soloway is determined to keep it real.
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80

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
It’s a crisp and often hilarious female-centric social satire loaded with delicious talent from the TV-comedy pool.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

Director Jill Soloway gets the most out of her actors, fleshing out their characters and letting us know what makes them tick. It's...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The results feel a little life lesson-y but also well-earned and well-observed, and Hahn takes advantage of a rare lead role to locate both...
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65

Film.com

By Laremy Legel
Afternoon Delight will both depress and engage an audience, usually just depending on the minute of the movie you find yourself watching.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It's an up-and-down movie, honest one minute and a fraud the next, but you stick with it mainly because of Hahn.
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60

New York Daily News

Kathryn Hahn gives an outstanding performance in what is ultimately a not-very-amazing movie.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Things play out in predictable fashion, and we’re more than ready to bid farewell to these people and feel grateful they don’t live on our...
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40

Variety

Although there are moments when it feels the plot might move in unexpected directions, in the end, the expected cliches reign.
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40

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
A film whose themes are as neatly laid out as its characters' behavior is preposterous.
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Fascinating look at life from a woman's point of view

By salSSmovies
This movie shows us facets of sexuality and male-female relationships that we rarely see on screen. With some moments that are uproariously funny and others that are surprisingly poignant, it also...

Delightful Afternoon Movie!

By frodo56
It's about time someone created a movie with this kind of analysis of middle class suburban Jewish life. This is the kind of movie that haunts you later as you ponder the implications. This is the...

Comedy by the rich, for the rich

By jhs39
I have a low tolerance for movies about well to do people who are unhappy with their lives and this is a particularly ugly example of the genre. A rich Jewish woman with a huge house, a devoted...

Not just another frustrated housewife comedy

By hmilgrom
I loved this film! I was expecting a light comedy about a bored marriage with some sauciness thrown in- it was that and much more! The lead actresses do an AMAZING job. It was alternately funny,...

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Rated R | For Strong Graphic Sexual Content, Some Drug Use and Language