Lymelife Synopsis
A 1970s New Jersey teenager (Rory Culkin) grows up in a dysfunctional family.
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Movie Reviews


By jill787
I saw Lymelife at Sundance and it had the whole crowd laughing. Very funny! And it's more of a coming-of-age story than a movie about Lyme disease if that's what is stopping you :)...


By min_movie_
This was a terrific movie. Although it is another coming of age story, it was extremely entertaining and I was gluded to the story the whole time. I can easily see how Martin Scorsese was involved...


By Cherry One
The movie was excellent. Do not expect Alec Baldwin or Cynthia Nixon to carry the movie, they do not. Very entertaining, especially for teens....


By kburney
A family drama with some really funny moments! -cute movie...


By ellenluba
This was an excellent move that I would highly recommend to everyone....

Make sure You DON'T MISS this movie!!

By Movie Nerd 317
If you liked The Ice Storm by Ang Lee, then this suburban 70s coming to age story will really entise you. I was sad when it was over because the cast was an awesome character study of that...

Loved it

By seriously_entertaining
This is a great little sleeper of a film. I didn't know what to expect, Lymelife, what? It's a sweet, poignant coming of age flick set in late 70s suburbia. Great cast....

Great acting in a depressing story

By RandytheMovieFan
You have to be in the mood for a story of dysfunctional parents and the havoc they inflict on their kids. Rory Culkin is exceptional amongst a fine cast of actors. I wouldn't be surprised if an...

Blown out of my seat

By Chuckmoviecritic
I went to this movie because Star Trek was sold out. For that I am thankful. This movie had me not only laughing my rear end off, it was always tense. And intense. A study of how overindulgence...

Very realistic film

By Gillyann
I rented this movie out of the RedBox without knowing anything about it other than I'm a fan of Alec Baldwin. This movie was fantastic, and disturbingly realistic. It had humor and displays the...

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Rated R | For violence, language, drug use and some sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Affecting indie drama takes on mature themes.
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