The Skeleton Twins Synopsis
When estranged twins Maggie (Kristen Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) feel they’re at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront why their lives went so wrong. As the twins reconnect, they realize the key to fixing their lives...
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Movie Reviews

Such a great movie! Lost me at the end :-/

By splurge24
The writing is exceptional and the performances sublime. Wiig and Hader are absolutely brilliant. Sadly, the story lost me in the last 7 minutes, but the rest was perfection....

Surprisingly Terrific

By leoliu0728
I don't know if I can say anything that other people haven't said. Hader and Wiig gave excellent performances that I did not anticipate based on my recollection of their old SNL sketches. They're...

Nice rich film

By adamlludwig
Good job, acting superb, deep subjects handled well nicely crafted movie. The Hollywood ending part was lame but still felt my gal and me got my money's worth. it's just always so obvious that some...


By shmekie629
It's as dark as you think it will be (maybe even darker), but it's really solid. It's the very definition of an indie movie: it's got heart, laughs, and great acting by a small but strong cast that...

Never underestimate the bond between a brother and sister.

By simplyagirl
As I was watching the two main characters re-connect I reflected on the relationship I used to have with my brother and how we, too, have grown apart. I also thought about losing him to something to...

Subtle, Deep, Masterfully Acted

By Sharon767
Anybody who goes to this film expecting an hour and a half of SNL sketch comedy will be disappointed most of the time. (There are some killer comedic scenes in the movie, however.) But if you're...

Loved Skeleton Twins

By mike645
A terrific story, very well acted by Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig who could have easily teamed to do a comedy, but really showed their acting chops in this rather serious drama. What I liked was...

The Skeleton Twins

By anneron97
Excellent! Moving, funny, and poignant. Wiig and Hader should both receive nominations for these performances....

Great chemistry

By boucherj73
Hader surprised me. He was funny, serious, and remarkable. With had for moments and made me laugh but Hader stole the show. Great plot, good tale...



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Rated R | For Language, Drug Use and Some Sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Irreverent, mature, deeply affecting drama about siblings.
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