• Released
  • March 19, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 47 min
  • Romance
  • 577 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A ne'er-do-well (Ben Stiller) finds a soul mate in his brother's assistant (Greta Gerwig).

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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The wonder of the film is how good it makes us feel. Greenberg scintillates with intelligence, razor's-edge humor and austere empathy for...
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90

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Greenberg is on every level the work of a more mature filmmaker, and quite possibly a happier man.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Greenberg, with Stiller's sad and self-mocking portrait at its core, is well worth getting to know.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Powerfully honest, insightful and poignant.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Baumbach's movies are addictive dispatches from a genteel jungle of white privilege, where highly educated people behave badly. I can't...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Noah Baumbach makes nature documentaries disguised as indie comedy-dramas.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Jennifer Jason Leigh (Baumbach's wife) appears in two scenes, as an ex-girlfriend of Greenberg, and she's quietly brilliant, as always.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
See this darkly comic character study unburdened by preconceptions.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
While winning no points for originality, Baumbach and his co-conspirator in the script, Jennifer Jason Leigh -- have created an...
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70

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The movie may wear its shagginess on its sleeve, but Stiller knows exactly what he’s doing.
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Rated R | For some strong sexuality, drug use, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 17+ Unhealthy relationship is focus of darkly funny adult drama.
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