City Island Synopsis
A touching tale about a family whose comfortable co-existence is upended by past secrets and present day lies.
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Movie Reviews

Fabulous Fun and Insightful Film

By Show Me Move Me Change Me
We adored this film. Beautifully written, directed and performed by the actors. The characters are wonderful. Andy Garcia is heartbreakingly believable as a decent man looking for his "artist within"...

City Island - Limited Release March 19, 2010

By PapaChuck
Most impressive; U are so completely swept away by the perfect blend of actors, direction, cinematography, storyline - that it isn't until quite some time after the film - once you're laughter has...

Best Movie This Year So Far

By NotArchCampbell
I just saw this advertised on TV this week and went to see it on a whim. (I did read one or two user reviews). It was an excellent movie. I don't even really like Andy Garcia that much, but he was...

City Island - Limited Release March 19, 2010

By Papa Chuck
Most impressive; U are so completely swept away by the perfect blend of actors, direction, cinematography, storyline - that it isn't until quite some time after the film - once you're laughter has...

Funny, touching, enjoyable if a bit hokey

By whoamitojudge
This film had some clever, funny moments. It definitely held my interest. Some bits were a little far-fetched and inauthentic, but the story was original and it worked. Good acting, many laughs...

Good Soundtrack too!

By suemarie
Good movie about a family that is not necessarily dysfunctional , but one that is hiding many secrets. Really good cast with Andy Garcia a standout as the father trying to keep it all together. Good...

Andy Garcia has come of age

By 50sFan
City Island would be a fabulous movie on its own, but with Andy Garcia and Julianna Margulies the film movies into classic territory. I was amazed at how Mr. Garcia completely fell into the Bronx...

City Island

By ELeonardfrom BrooklynNY
Excellent! What a great movie!! Funny, sensitive, compelling... Families are complicated and this movie portrayed family and personal issues and fears in an inellegent manner...

city island: a movie with character and heart. great experience

By t79
city island is a terrifically enjoyable movie, especially after it gets started; reminiscent of "moonstruck" it taps the talents of andy garcia, who makes it look easy, and a hoot of a performance...

witty and funny movie

By psychgirl
This was a great flick- full of humor and witty story line. It is a bit predictable but it's a great date night movie or just a good movie to enjoy after a long day....

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, smoking and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Wacky film makes smoking, teen fetish part of the joke.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
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