• Released
  • May 10, 2013
  • (Limited LA; Expands 5/17)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 39 min
  • Documentary
Venus and Serena Synopsis
VENUS AND SERENA takes an unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen.
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Washington Post

The documentary also reveals the sisters’ almost symbiotic closeness. They live together most of the year, cook together, do karaoke...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
This is a story as involving as you'd imagine it would be.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The fact that Serena, ranked number one again this year — the oldest woman (31) ever so ranked — means that their story isn’t over, and that...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The directors complied and made some trims, which helps explain why the film works better as a thrilling but superficial celebration of two...
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The Playlist

By Kimber Myers
Venus and Serena wins points for sharing an intimate, not-always-flattering view of the sisters that isn’t PR-friendly.
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Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
What Venus and Serena does extraordinarily well is capture the work ethic and undersung smarts of the sisters while taking viewers deep...
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By Ella Taylor
Me, I wanted to know what these two remarkable young women will obsess about once the whole world has stopped watching, whether they will...
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The A.V. Club

By Mike D'Angelo
What comes across most strongly is the genuine, overpowering love these two women have for each other, even when they’re in direct...
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
This documentary, a love letter to their sisterly bond, gives a reasonably engaging look behind the scenes.
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The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
Think of this movie as a greatest-hits package, with some good stuff to show but nothing very new to say.
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Venus & Serena !

By Dumisani
A Must See ! Totally Brave Ladies .. Inspiring & Interesting ! Loved It !...

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Rated PG-13 | For some strong language