Tennessee Synopsis
The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.
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Entertainment Weekly

Mariah Carey is perfectly fine playing a waitress who dreams of becoming, yes, a singer -- even if the superstar's presence in such a small...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Tennessee is drenched in melancholy, a trip through a tunnel of pain illuminated by a lone ray of light at the end.
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50

L.A. Weekly

Woodley’s film mostly floats along on its melancholy drift, so well-attuned to the low-key rhythms of its beaten-down characters that it...
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50

Los Angeles Times

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The dramatic payoffs are either nonexistent or overly manipulated, and for a journey that starts with so much deep-set pain and regret to...
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Ultimately, nothing can save this pic from the warm fuzzies.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The good news for Carey is that she gets to prove she's a pretty decent actress after all. The bad news, of course, is that she's done it...
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30

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
It isn't saying much, but at least her (Carey) work here is more substantial than in the catastrophic "Glitter."
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25

New York Post

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A twist ending does nothing to make the previous 85 minutes interesting.
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Rated R | For language