Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
(Matthau's) is a truly magical performance: hilarious, unguarded and deeply touching.
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Mr. Showbiz

By F. X. Feeney
They make a believable trio of siblings, but not even their combined wit can lift this script above the maudlin.
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Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
Ends up being more about her hair (Meg Ryan's) than anything else.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Imagine "King Lear" art-directed by Martha Stewart and you have Hanging Up.
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New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
A lame, glossy and disastrously misconceived film about three ditsy sisters dealing with the death of their horrible father.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A flimsy sister act.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Characters seem phony.
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
This is about Meg. Only about Meg. Meg in the Middle.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Father-daughter relationship lacks impact.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There is not one honest moment, not ONE, in Hanging Up.
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33 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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