Two Weeks Synopsis
Four adults gather at the home of their terminally ill mother (Sally Field).
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
It's messy and painful, eased only the admirable modesty of Stockman's writing and direction.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie's warm advocacy of hospice, with all the dignity such end-of-life care provides, does real, influential good.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Sally Field's flawless performance as a mother whose imminent death reunites her four grown children elevates a fairly formulaic melodrama...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Casting choices seem oddly random (only Cavanagh and Nicholson have any familial chemistry). And the humor, which is vital to a movie this...
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L.A. Weekly

Though the subdued performances every so often find a poignantly understated moment, on the whole Two Weeks feels too detached and...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Crust
Despite striking a chord in terms of sibling politics and the inelegant ways we deal with death, Two Weeks too often feels as if it's...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The script is not without some perceptive observations about family dynamics, but the problematic tone keeps getting in the way. A little...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Creaky, earnest melodrama.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A low-key Field is the best thing about Two Weeks, which is set in a Wilmington, N.C., where everyone mysteriously sounds like he just got...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Although well intentioned, has the superficial gloss of a TV movie of the week.
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Funny,emotional,tear jerker you can get it all at one price

By AmerycanPye
If this movie didnt have its funny moments then I couldnt have handled the movie because it is very sad. but it does make the reality points that when a person is going to die, people are thinking $...

Both funny and sad, a good film to see!

By maamekanbi
Going into seeing Two Weeks, I had seen a feature done on the local news because some of the film was made right here in my hometown. So, I knew it was going to be sad but I also knew it was going to...

Two Weeks is honest, real and entertaining.

By VeronicaCorningstone
Great ensemble cast in a fresh and honest look at a tragic situation. Love the humor, especially the sibling situations. You feel like you are watching a real family. Sally Field is fantastic. ...

Two Weeks

By warpcorebreach
Movie was ok but first night only 4 people in theater! Pretty poor advertising for this one! Good actors but weak story....

Comedic Tragedy

By cranberry80
My mother looks like Sally Field, and my father has cancer. I knew not to wear mascara to this one. Yes, I cried, twice. But, I was also able to laugh aloud on multiple occasions. A humor...

good but depressing.

By cutesy0802
This movie is very authentic and the character development is amazing. Because it is so authentic and realistic it is also depressing. There were people who cried throughout the entire film. The...


By jesusisaLIE
another boring movie...

Loved it

By rwills
I felt this was a honest look at the drama and challenges of nursing a parent with only two weeks to live. The characters were well defined and the acting was superb. Especially the neighbor Slyvia...

Real honest film

By ctmom3
I was really touched by the film Two Weeks. It is such an honest film. If you have ever lost anyone to cancer you will totally relate to this film. It is such a real portrayal of what a family...

A moving story about family and life

By GottaTri
This is a very moving story about four siblings coming together to be with their mother in the final stage of cancer. There are moments where you want to cry and also moments where you laugh out...

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Rated R | For language, including some sexual references
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