• Released
  • January 24, 2014
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 49 min
  • Drama
  • 86 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Gloria is a "woman of a certain age" but still feels young.

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Critic Ratings



By Susan Wloszczyna
There is that feeling you get inside when a movie suddenly starts to push your every button, creating an emotional connection that goes...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Gloria is a work of maturity, depth and emotional insight. There’s not a single false note here.
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Pitch-perfect, terrifically written.
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The Playlist

By Jessica Kiang
Gloria is an endlessly watchable creation—a wonderful example of an actress melting into a role, and a co-writer/director with almost...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If the movie’s about anything, it’s about the tension between what we owe our families and what we owe ourselves.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Garcia’s performance, which won the best actress award at last year’s Berlin International Film Festival, is a marvel of self-effacing...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
It is to Lelio’s credit that he steers clear of stereotypes and lets the story unfold organically without judgment or sentimentality. There...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Gloria, spare and keenly observed, plays like a short story - there is no sweeping narrative arc, no momentous triumph or calamity. But...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
I recently heard someone describe Gloria as a midlife-crisis drama, which stunned me. In the most convenient terms, I guess that’s what it...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Both actors still manage to show something we rarely see on screen: the heartache and happiness that come with love late in life.
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By RegenF
The previews were totally deceiving with the clips shown out of order. So, one is lead to believe that she dumps the nit-wit early and then finds great joy in life. The movie is quite the opposite...

Painful to sit through

By edballer138
The ridiculousness of this movie baffled me and my girlfriend beyond belief. We went into the movie expecting something so much more than what we got. It was depressing, frustrating, and extremely...


By jimwebster6
It was a good movie and worth watching. Not a great movie, but a good movie. Gloria's life as portrayed in the movie was quite realistic as that of a normal person. Not that of a Hollywood version....

A beautiful story of midlife drama

By drkj4u2
Finding romance at any age can be trying, but when you are in your 5s or 6s it can be brutal. Stay for the closing song GLORIA, which was originally sung by the late Laura Brannigan....

A disappointment

By mugglesmovies
Unnecessary nudity. Depressing story....

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Rated R | For for sexual content, some graphic nudity, drug use and language