Sherman's Way Synopsis
An Olympic has-been and a law student learn important things about life, while on a strange journey.
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By Dennis Harvey
An agreeable tone and cast make Sherman’s Way go down easy.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
The director, Craig Saavedra, generates surprising warmth from the familiar tropes of the odd-couple road movie. Shooting mostly in the...
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Film Threat

Never too dreary, Sherman's Way is a pleasant drama-comedy that's just fun to watch, much like a laid-back drive during the summer; it's...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The film simply has too many tiredly predictable elements for its own good, and despite the handsome cinematography of the extremely...
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L.A. Weekly

The film is confidently polished, and thankfully more sweet-tempered than preachy, given that every narrative thread has an underlying...
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Los Angeles Times

It's lost-in-life meets lust-for-life in the reliably regenerative wine country, which means most moviegoers could hand this emotionally...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Coming-of-age road trips have rarely been more tedious or predictable.
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Village Voice

Plays like something out of an indie-film paint-by-numbers.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Unfortunately, this strained comedy relies entirely on clichés and contrivances to tell the story of Sherman.
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Enjoyable Story

By MissGimpyGirl
I saw this movie at Cinequest las year in San Jose, where it won the fan favorite award. The story was an uplifting tale with humor throughout. As the characters develop the plot moves forward...

Sherman's Way

By lindaiggy
What a great movie! Excellent performances, a wonderful story. I loved this pic - a definite must-see!...

Enjoyable Movie

By Fan156
Funny and uplifting...

Not Bergman but innocent fun.

By freshi
Cute little romantic comedy (a genre I loathe). Shows that with a light touch you can turn what frankly is rather formulaic (uptight overachiever learns to loosen up after meeting washed out but...

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Rated NR