• Released
  • November 2, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 36 min
  • Comedy
    Drama
  • 15 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An unhappily married doctor (Tobey Maguire) blames raccoons for the problems in his marriage.

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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The Details has a light tone, but it's anything but light in purpose. It's committed and passionate, one of the most perceptive and morally...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Tobey Maguire's characteristic placidity makes a fine mask for a man who is thoroughly awful.
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70

Village Voice

Top-shelf cast, headed by Tobey Maguire, slips into familiar grooves of adultery, lies, blackmail, and pet poisoning, it's the spectacular...
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65

NPR

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In The Details' finest moments, writer-director Jacob Aaron Estes exerts a precise control over tone using sound and performance; in its...
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63

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Manages to be both compelling and unsatisfying. But what limits it isn't lack of execution. The movie is many things, but a mess isn't one...
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58

The Playlist

By Cory Everett
Described as an "existential horror film," The Details can't quite reach the same level of excellence as The Coen Brothers' recent "A...
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40

Time Out New York

If only writer-director Jacob Aaron Estes had bothered to dig a little bit deeper than those damn raccoons did.
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33

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
It's a familiar mold: the perils of suburban discontent have been so thoroughly explored that The Details plays like a hodgepodge of...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
The Details is as smug and self-satisfied as its privileged lead character.
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Cancels itself out by being too campy to take seriously and too tragic to laugh at.
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Rated R | For Language, sexual content, some drug use and brief violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Bad choices and immoral acts go unpunished in dark comedy.
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