People Like Us

By chickatina3
Written June 30, 2012
This is truly a good movie,I liked it very much. Very well put together and great acting. Very realistic script. Sad at times .I could really relate to the situation . Wouldn't take younger children to it. I cried at the ending it was so good. So many families have suffered the same way this one did. The kid played his part really great and great writing for his parts too. Kept me laughing and relating to my own kids.
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It's never too late for family.

By ReikiRob
Written June 29, 2012
Saw it with my young teens and prompted a great talk about family and which grandparents and family members they look like. Great movie that might help shed a little more light or understanding about the decisions we make in the complicated lives we live now, especially with divorce or infidelity. A very powerful and uplifting ending to the movie.
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disappointed!

By seabreeze62
Written July 02, 2012
We were so looking forward to seeing this movie but were very disappointed. It was long and drawn out, although it picked up about the last 1/2 hour. We thought this movie would be a good uplifting choice but expected more of the "life" shown in the commercials. The boy actor was great!
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Powerful and uncomfortable, sweet and ultimately redeeming

By MickGee
Written July 02, 2012
This movie had a profound impact on me and I frankly find it hard to speak about it. I go to movies for the emotional connection to the characters (don't we all?) This hit very close to home for me. It made me consider my relationship with my adopted father. It made me wonder about my natural parents and what finding them may mean for all of us. It made me realize how important it can be to know that no matter what there is someone who believes in you. I LOVED Elizabeth Banks in this single mother role. I FELT her performance the whole time. Chris Pine and Michele Pfiefer also add a wonderful dynamic that made this movie for me. Don't miss Michael Hall D'addario, he was fantastic as the 'mad at the world' 11 year old. Fantastic! I think this is a unique story told and acted in a way that everyone will relate to at some important point. So watch, laugh, cry, feel and learn. This film has great potential to speak about life, family and who we are to those who want to listen.
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Private Tour into Life's Journey...

By Sheltiemomm
Written June 30, 2012
It's been too, too long since I've enjoyed an intelligent, moving, and quirky movie, as, People Like Us. Actors embraced their roles, sans loosing individuality or creativity. Great for tweens, with parental involvement. The audience becomes a willing partner in the journey, the tour of life from the protagonist's perspective. Kudos to Michael Hall D'Addario portraying the, not so lost, tween, who made us forget that he was acting. Loved the story, acting, albeit imperfectly forced cameo by Favero. Go see this movie! .........pass the popcorn, pls. ..............
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