The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared Synopsis
Powered by the antics of a mischievous centenarian on the run, blockbuster comedy THE 100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED abounds with irreverent charm.
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
The film genre that might be called Old People Behaving Hilariously gets an appealing new entry with The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This peripatetic farce practically propels itself.
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Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
There is a great deal of silliness about Allan's journey from start to finish and no real message other than to never stop taking life as...
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Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
Consistently daffy, consistently amusing.
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The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
The 100-Year-Old Man surely won’t conquer the U.S. box office, but it’s a nice change of pace to see a foreign film that isn’t deadly...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Be forewarned: The 100-Year-Old Man is edgier than its title would lead you to believe. Bad guys are bludgeoned, blown up and even crushed...
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By Glenn Kenny
This movie, as it happens, is a comedy, but it’s a frequently grisly one, and one that makes rollicking fun of a lot of dark Swedish...
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Arizona Republic

Despite the heavy themes, "100-Year-Old Man" keeps the tone light. It is a comedy, after all. The laugh-o-meter needle hovers fairly...
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By Peter Debruge
The script never quite succeeds in making us care about Allan as a character (despite dubbing its quavering narration into English for the...
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Village Voice

By Michael Nordine
The 100-Year-Old Man's equal-opportunity irreverence doesn't often translate to cleverness.
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Hilarious, feel-good comedy

By stephaniashepherd
I saw the movie at a film festival in DC and it was beyond my expectations. What's better, celebrating your 100th birthday with bunch of old boring people or embark on the adventure of a lifetime?...

Laugh out loud funny

By cardigans1
I saw this film on an international flight. The premise and the comedic scenes had me laughing out loud the entire film. I enjoyed it so much that I looked up the author's other works and can...

Laugh out loud and touching

By jenjen71
The movie is brilliant. If Wes Anderson remade "Forest Gump" in Swedish. The cinematography, the plot, the performances were all first-rate. Would see it again!...

By vpraxis
A very interesting spoof!!! So reall it hurts not to laugh!!!...

Very funny

By thepenster
I don't think this film is for everyone, but if you have a slightly wacky sense of humor, I think you will,really enjoy it!...

Clever, Super Entertaining Film

By judywriter
What a wonderful movie! From beginning -- when he climbs out the window of his "retirement" (nursing) home -- to end, it was entertaining and very clever. American movies could learn a lot from this...

100 Year Old Man

By jj50
This movie was very funny... the entire audience laughed ... so glad we saw it....

the 100 year old man

By pgrippando
Loved it and also loved the book. Saw it last night. The audience was closer to 100 than to birth and seemed enthusiastic....

By rhondonna
Lavender Hill Gang meets Forrest Gump with an ELEPHANT!!! Best movie I've seen since Me, Earl and the Dying Girl. I've had a great 2 weeks at the theater!!!...

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Rated R | For Language and Some Violence