• Released
  • July 9, 2010
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 44 min
  • Comedy
  • 509 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Children of a lesbian couple (Julianne Moore, Annette Bening) search for their biological father.

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Critic Ratings

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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A thrillingly funny and casually profound film.
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100

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Movies like The Kids Are All Right -- beautifully written, impeccably played, funny and randy and true -- don't come along very often.
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100

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Every scene has its highlights, from amusing observations about sex to poignant truths about parenting and partnerships. But what you'll...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This warm, funny, sexy, smart movie erases the boundaries between specialized ''gay content'' and universal ''family content'' with such...
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Like her (Cholodenko) other movies, this one has vivid characters and strong performances and flows like a slice of life set in an...
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90

NPR

By Ella Taylor
It's a classic Hollywood domestic comedy with a mischievous twist.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The actors are to die for. Bening and Moore nail every nuance of a relationship going adrift. And Ruffalo is dynamite as a man keeping...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Here are five gifted actors at the top of their games as five characters in search of what makes a family.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This gem features five topnotch, multidimensional performances in one of this summer's most engaging films.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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This love letter to gay-marriage supporters is respectably entertaining filmmaking, it's just not exceptional.
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Rated R | For strong sexual content, nudity, language and some teen drug and alcohol use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 17+ Mature, witty family dramedy explores love, parenthood.
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