Everybody's Fine Synopsis
A widower goes on a road trip to reconnect with each of his grown children.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
After seeing Everybody's Fine, Paul McCartney offered to write a song that plays over the closing credits. That may be because the whole...
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80

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Here, the actor (Di Niro) dials it down and wins us over.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Now comes this American version, which turns out to be the exception, an American remake that's better than the European original.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
"Relief" is the word for it. It's a relief to see Robert De Niro giving an honest, effective starring performance in a project that does...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
De Niro's minimalist performance has maximum emotional impact and succeeds in unifying the episodic film.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Once it’s clear the movie won’t be deviating at all from its formula, Frank’s journey gets tedious.
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38

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
No trite, tear-jerking cliché goes undrooled in the script by director Kirk Jones.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's a syrupy, downbeat film.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Calculatedly soppy, seasonally phony Americanized remake of Giuseppe Tornatore's 1990 "Stanno Tutti Bene."
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20

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A cloyingly sentimental story that rings false in every moment.
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Everybody's Fine. And so is this emotional drama. GRADE: B. (Based on advance VIP press preview - Wed. Nov. 18)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Anchoring this 1hr 40min movie, Robert De Niro shared starring credits with Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale. As a recently widowed father of four who has to travel all over the...

This Movie is an Upper Level Class in Family Dynamics

By Chicago Movie Fan
This movie has deceptive depth. Its NOT for everyone, a bit of a niche play; not everyone will get. It's best suited for parents who take their role seriously & philosophically or mature children...

Everybody's Unconditional Love

By fooeydo
My husband, friends and I went opening day. I loved it, I got it! Robert DeNiro is a favorite of mine and came through as the wonderful mature father, retired day laborer who put his family first....

EYE OPENING MOVIE ON FAMILY RELATIONS.....

By lovestalentmoviefan
....that can wait for dvd release. I don't like saying that,I personally think the film deserves theatre viewing. It is just that if the cast were unknowns,or even less popular actors,it would not...

Everybody's Fine

By two131952
Was totally unexpected story line....my husband and I thought it would be a feel good family holiday story...and in a way it eventually turned towards that direction. DeNiro was genius in his...

Five Word Review

By brud
The movie is 1:40 long...

Thought-provoking

By noramax
Thought provoking, not a light-hearted holiday tale as we expected. Both my husband and I cried. The meandering details tie together nicely at the end with the view through the window of David's...

everybody's fine

By mommatea
very very sad...but Deniro awesome...

WRONG TITLE, WRONG PREVIEWS AND WRONG POSTER ART

By keatsgirl
Unfortunately,these errors probably cost this movie. The reason this is getting any bad reviews is because it is not at all what you are expecting, This family coming of age in the wake of the...

good movie for families and parents of grown children

By monti1822
A realistic movie about families growing older and children leaving their nests. Showed the frustrations of parents as their kids grow up and get too busy with their own lives and families and...

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Rated PG-13 | For thematic elements and brief strong language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under De Niro's dysfunctional family drama is touching but mature.
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