Bonneville Synopsis
Arvilla brings her two friends on a road trip that turns into the journey of a lifetime.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Scarcely original and in no way earthshaking, but its notable cast is a pleasure to behold.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Bonneville does provide at least one important service: The next time an older actress complains that there are no good projects for women...
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San Francisco Chronicle

When you've got three of the nation's best actresses in leading roles, it doesn't matter if your script is only adequate and the audience...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
No surprises here, though the stars make it surprisingly watchable.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Put three old friends in a convertible for a cross-country road trip to a loved one's funeral, and what do you get? Very few surprises, in...
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By David Rooney
A bland road movie running on empty. It's depressing to see a deluxe cast wasted on such by-the-numbers material -- from predictable plot...
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The New York Times

Except for Ms. Lange’s silent, expressive close-ups, which render flashbacks unnecessary, the women’s journey is aesthetically and...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The prodigiously talented Allen, Bates and Lange give it their all, but there's a limit to what even they can do with platitudes and...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Ladies! Thelma and Louise drove a '66T-bird, remember?! They picked up a young male hitchhiker 17 years before you did, and they too, um,...
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Village Voice

This rarity in cinema--a graying cast in a female-bonding adventure--couldn't be more dull-humored or predictably maudlin without just...
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By BethAnnSnyder
I was unimpressed with the bucket list because I was expecting greatness from my 2 favorite actors..after I watched a free screening of bonneville, I found all the elements that i felt were missing...


By charlee928
I really enjoyed this movie. I love all of the actresses and lived in Wendover, and had many fun adventures on the Salt Flat, so it was fun to relive the experiences of these wonderful women....


By Karineh
Beautiful landscapes, but too tame to be believable. I don't know any women in the 50s or 60s, including LDS women, who are that naive and timid. This movie didn't cover any new ground and took the...


By phyllissmith
this movie was great. i can see me and my sisters going on a road trip like this. One sister is prim and proper one is a follower and the other is the leader. GREAT MOVIE111...


By stantait70
A little slow in places however,overall it was a good story line and the acting was very good !...


By Vegas_View
Good plot, excellent humor, and very good cast. This is an entertaining movie and with a good script and good acting. This is the kind of movie anyone will enjoy....

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By caylablue
if you're into laughing, crying, feeling, beauty, good acting, or anything most people enjoy..this movie is for you...


By moviebuff
If you saw Thelma & Louise, it is similar. Not bad, a few laughs, good acting....


By flixgirl63
My husband and I enjoyed it very much. I think women would tend to enjoy it more because it's a "women bonding" road movie. It was good to see Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates. We're not familiar with...


By tom fridmann
The film was extremly light with religious overtones. There was no sense of drama, suspense or excitment. It seem to take a middle path and never change throughout the movie. I would not recommend...

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Rated PG | For some mild language and innuendo
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Trite road-trip dramedy won't interest most kids.
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