The Weather Man Synopsis
A weatherman struggles to keep his stormy life together.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This film has moments of uncommon observation and touching insight.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
It works as an intriguingly offbeat character study while offering Nicolas Cage a chance to show why he used to be considered one of the...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This is one glum outing, with occasional pings of wry wit and hearty chuckles.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
In The Weather Man, Nicolas Cage doesn't so much play a protagonist, warts and all, as he plays a protagonist who is all warts.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Nicolas Cage does such a persuasive job of portraying Chicago TV weatherman Dave Spritz as a train wreck of a guy that you wonder whether...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Cage works hard to find traces of humanity in a man that God forgot, as do screenwriter Steven Conrad and director Gore Verbinski. But in...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Weather Man belongs to a school of earnest, artsy Hollywood flicks that includes the Michael Douglas-goes-bonkers "Falling Down," and a...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The Weather Man is what indie misery looks like when re-created by one of Hollywood's big studios.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Dave is one of the most ineffectual characters ever to have an entire movie built around him.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A guaranteed downer that's devoid of any upside, and free of dangerously entertaining side effects.
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Great Comedy

By intellectualmindfram
If you are a fan of Nicolas Cage and are looking for a good comedy watch this movie!!...

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Rated R | For strong language and sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 17+ Bleak comedy-drama for adults only.
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