Little Children Synopsis
A housewife (Kate Winslet) has an affair with a stay-at-home dad.
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Movie Reviews


By movie_snob
That's what I said at the end of this movie. The plot is so carefully balanced and the acting is so effortless. The use of the narrator and even his tone of voice sets you up to realize there's a...


By the_screener
i had no expectations going in. therefore i was very surprised by how the movie was narrated and filmed. it was a very interesting movie from those aspects. the storyline does a great job of...

Little Children

By adale
This is a really creepy movie. Kate Winslet was the only attraction....

As good as it gets!

By ahebrink
I read the book on which this movie is based over Winter Break. We drove an hour from our home to see the movie and it was worth it! I would have flown across the country for this film! I vote for...

Studious and Powerful

By ckcusa
Detached nature-documentary narration contrasts with intimate portrayal of variously-flawed characters mostly living ungraciously with their flaws. The resulting feeling is that humans cannot...

Little Children

By bklynnews
I found it difficult to muster empathy for any of these characters. I did not get the heat in the relationship (though Kate Winslet was clearly the "knockout" not the entitled, sexless, child focused...

Good movie

By vvv
The acting is superb and the story line is good, yet somewhat disturbing. If you like a movie that shows the realities of life and marriage- go see it. If you don't like dark movies- this one is...

Little Children

Stepford Wives meet Scarlett O'Hara? In a seemingly well ordered, conservative, rather complacent town, we meet the main character who stands out from the group from the first scene. Complex at...

Little Children

By johnny_movie
Disturbing, adult movie with very good performances....

Surprisingly good

By Dos Amigos
A complicated story simply and intelligently told. Well done and Kate Winslet deserves the nomination....

More Info

Rated R | For strong sexuality and nudity, language and some disturbing content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Mature story of suburban fear and yearning.
Read the Common Sense Media Review